America is a nation perhaps almost ready for the serious work of grieving. While other methods for handling grief often neglect or trivialize the occasion, poems remain able to carry the density of a complex synthesis of spiritual, intellectual, and emotional perceptions
"The Poem as a Reservoir for Grief,"
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