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August 18, 2021

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A great read for this morning!

Typo alert: "But none, I think, do there embrace."

Thank you, Michael.

This is an exceptional critique of two poems...and i even learned a new word today, chiasmus. Par example:
“By day the frolic, and the dance by night.” - Samuel Johnson, “The Vanity of Human Wishes”

Thank you, David.

"Snarled" is the perfect word to describe MicK Jagger's singing !

Thank you, Joel. Samuel Johnson is a master of the chiasmus, as is Yeats -- for example, in "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death": "The years to come seemed waste of breath, / A waste of breath the years behind."
And thank you, Jack.

I read this while listening to Laura Fygi sing "Girl Talk." What an amazing coincidence.

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