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Now, What is Poetry? poem – Yang Wan-Li poems | Poetry Monster

Now, What is Poetry? poem – Yang Wan-Li poems | Poetry Monster Now, what is poetry?
If you say it is simply a matter of words,
I will say a good poet gets rid of words.
If you say it is simply a matter of meaning,
I will say a good poet gets rid of meaning.
“But,” you ask, “without words and without meaning,
where is the poetry?”
To this I reply: “Get rid of words and get rid of meaning,
And there is still poetry.”

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The End

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