Kevin Hart

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I want that night again: hours trickling by In soft rich dark caressing bluestone walls, But take away the morning that showed up, Delete all haughty sunlight of the day, Erase that list of things that must be done.
 Let …

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Experience and Transcendence in the Poetry of Tomas Tranströmer

Someone says, “Poetry is about experience”. Then someone else says, “Poetry is about transcendence”. No sooner are these two statements allowed to engage each other than a vast, complicated world begins to form. Fierce conflicts arise between the advocates of experience and the defenders of transcendence. “Poetry holds a mirror to life”, we are told. “Poetry is no reflection”, we hear in reply, “it is a ‘furious ascension’”.

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