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Archive for February 17th, 2017

He’s A Poet, But Doesn’t Know It

During a movie I recently viewed, there was a line in the script that mused “The truth is like poetry, and most people f*****g hate poetry!” The movie was about deception and questionable working practises in the finance sector, not poetry. However, witnessing the above soupcon of philosophy, made me ponder why poetry appeared not to engage readers in the same way as many other genres of literature. After all, the ordinarily short […]

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