What you wore to the house

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What you wore to the house
of the poem, but took off
before you dared enter–
I’d put it on now.

 

 

Image: Abandoned by Amy Ross, published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) license.

“If poetry isn’t understanding all, the whole word, then it isn’t worth anything…. Too many poets delude themselves by thinking the mind is dangerous and must be left out. Well, the mind is dangerous and must be left in.”

Robert Frost (link)

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