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Analysis and comments on Poetry Is A Kind Of Lying by Jack Gilbert

Comment 2 of 2, added on June 4th, 2005 at 1:32 AM.

Yes, Gilbert rightly belongs in that brave category of poets who eschew
'ancillary profit'; he is a true poet. And he reminds me of the desert
mystic, his illusions burned clean, purified, with only the single last
delusion left.

Rob from China
Comment 1 of 2, added on February 3rd, 2005 at 7:54 PM.

A wonderful poem! A person who does not lie, exaggerate or curry-flavour,
has no choice but be silent!

Rao from United States

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Poet: Jack Gilbert
Poem: Poetry Is A Kind Of Lying
Volume: Monolithos
Year: 1962
Added: May 22 2003
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