by Archibald MacLeish
Ars Poetica Quotes
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Art and Culture Quotes
A poem should be palpable and mute As a globed fruit, (1-2)
Versions of Reality Quotes
A poem should be motionless in time As the moon climbs, (9-10)
Language and Communication Quotes
As a globed fruit, (1-2)
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