Monday, March 11, 2013

Poetic Closure

X. J. Kennedy provides a simple criterion for testing closure: “A long poem--how well is it put together?  Easy to tell.  A simple test: Do you need to turn the page to know you’ve come to its end?” On the other hand, some poets don’t want their poems to click shut, preferring a less definite sense of closure.
( Barbara Daniels)

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