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a note on a poem series i wrote
Obscurity in Poetry by John C. Goodman
In his essay Obscurity in Poetry, John C. Goodman, editor of ditch, cites various works that have been obscure in poetry, from 1066 to today. He discusses some of the motivations behind non-narrative poetry, including the human mind’s ability and interest in non -linear connections, and urges us to consider the works in terms of writers’ intentions.
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