How To (And How Not To) Write Poetry

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Advice for blocked writers and aspiring poets from a Nobel Prize winner's newspaper column by Wislawa Szymborska. Read it here.

Szymborska is an amazing poet, able to combine complex philosophical ideas with humor and wit. As an introduction to those who've never had a chance to read her work, here's a link to a heartbreaking poem of hers, which I would highly recommend, titled "Photograph from September 11".

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