“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” — T.S. Eliot

I just completed and sent a proposal to teach an after-school enrichment program about reading and writing poetry. I’m curious about my readers’ favorite poems and/or poetic forms. Please share your favorites in the comments.

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5 responses to ““Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” — T.S. Eliot

  1. I just posted about a poem I only discovered last night that I absolutely adore. It is called “Spring and Fall” by Gerard Manley Hopkins. If you want to check out my post, it can be found here –

    http://writingforfoodinindy.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/spring-and-fall-an-excerpt-from-my-upcoming-story-liberty/

    Thanks for the opportunity to share.

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