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Analysis and comments on To A Young Artist by Robinson Jeffers

Comment 1 of 1, added on July 25th, 2010 at 11:21 PM.
courage

How so--no comments? This poem inquires about the courage to create, and
asks if the artist is actually up to it. How does one find what matters
most--in a way that doesn't bring destruction by way of the search? In the
end, it is the whole person who must search, along with all who have come
before. A goal or desire of the moment won't do. And in the end, the merely
personal is destined to be turned under like the stubble in a field, in the
path of the harrow.

Daryl Scroggins from United States

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Poet: Robinson Jeffers
Poem: To A Young Artist
Volume: Cawdor And Other Poems
Year: 1928
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 2531 times
Poem of the Day: Apr 9 2009


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