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Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities Council - Words to Live By - Oct. 9 , 2014

posted at 4:18 pm Thu Oct 9th, 2014 by (WherezIt_Staff)

"When meter is honored over rhythm, line over syntax, form over structure, even the most prodigious manipulation of traditional patterns may be rendered purely decorative."
                               Ellen Bryant Voigt, from "The Flexible Lyric"
Photo courtesy New England Review
Ellen Bryant Voigt has published six collections of poetry. She was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Voigt served as the Poet Laureate of Vermont for four years. In 2003, she was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
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