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Poem in the making | Poem in the making

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I was reading an essay by H.L. Mencken in his Selected Prejudices on prose and poetry. It is very funny. and probably very disheartening for those who see poetry as a vocation. Actually, very few people can be brave enough and put POET in the occupation box in their passports. Most poets have their...
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I have always been fond of Rodin's sculpture that seems to be in the process of emerging from a rock - and that is the primary figure which describes my poetics - my poems are in the process - completed - but still emerging. A paradox - maybe one to excuse their unfinished state? No.   So...