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Analysis and comments on The Blue Swallows by Howard Nemerov

Comment 1 of 1, added on September 23rd, 2007 at 10:08 AM.

I love how this magnificent poem enfolds the principal of Occam’s Razor in
the narrative flow---entia non multiplicanda praeter necessitatem: entities
should not be multiplied beyond necessity. The poem exudes the poet’s
attempted restraint in trying not to describe and interpret the explosion
of images and stimuli of the grand experience of the moment. Impossible!
Nemerov takes us on a long journey through human history in a short poem so
rich that it drips with meaning!


art chapman from United States

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Poet: Howard Nemerov
Poem: The Blue Swallows
Added: Apr 6 2005
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Poem of the Day: Sep 23 2007


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