Nick, your poem hits on something I've thought about lately. I see more intolerance in poetry now than I used to. Don't know why. When I see mention of Simic's poem, I always think about those great lines about history licking its bloody mouth (I know I'm paraphrasing; can't remember exactly how that line goes.)This poem is like a video. I enjoyed reading it.--best,Kay
Kay,Glad that it struck a chord. The line S2L6 reads: "History licked the corners of its bloody mouth". Great poem by Simic! Gee, I wish I could write like that. Well, a fellow can dream can't he.
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