from a letter to Louis Untermeyer

from a letter to Louis Untermeyer

A poem … begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

– Robert Frost (January 1, 1916)

just so.

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