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Poetry has a reputation for needing special training to appreciate it. In the classroom, poems were often taught as if they were riddles. We were taught that poetry is inherently "difficult" and that it makes meaning by hiding meaning.
Real progress begins when we ...
Younger poets tend to try and demonstrate their ability by being deliberately obscure, but they unlearn this habit in time.
Good poets do not complicate their poetry. They make poetry feel the words mean what they usually do in everyday life and then move the words into a ...
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