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September 01, 2015

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This is a beautiful and inspiring post. "But it was the sonnet, that vessel, that was the only thing I knew that was experienced enough to guide me through grief, what I have never known." It is about as strong an argument for writing in received forms that I have ever read. Thank you.

A deeply thoughtful post, as precise as it is inclusive. I especially appreciated how you once found the sonnet as a place of "induced borders" only later to find that this very containment might be a place of solace. Just great stuff, Laurie...

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