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Why Interiority Matters in Poetry

Learning how to breathe more life into poems.

Poetry is an art form that requires selectivity. But the relative brevity of a poem should not exclude an immersive experience for the reader. Indeed, it can even enhance it.

In this essay, I want to talk about the concept of “interiority” in poetry. Interiority might be best defined as a character’s…




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