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Alison Hawthorne Deming says,


And writing poetry is an act of dissent in at least three ways: economically, because a poet labors to make a thing which will never be worth money; temporally, because the poem is an argument with the corrosive passage of time; and politically, because in an age of aggregate data, it insists on the passionate importance of the individual.

Date: 2016-08-12 04:56 pm (UTC)
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Fascinating.

... Not sure how to respond to this in detail (or if I should) but I'm glad you posted it.

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