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Dorothea Lasky on ‘Poetry and the Shared Imagination’ at JSTOR Daily

Part article, part incantation, Dorothea Lasky‘s “A Belief in Ghosts: Poetry and the Shared Imagination” is a hypnotic meditation on the ways that poetry, spiritual and mystical worlds intertwine. More: Baby hair with a woman’s eyes I can feel you watching in the night All alone with me and we’re waiting for the sunlight When […]
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