on poetry

March 6, 2015

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

But poets should
Exert a double vision; should have eyes
To see near things as comprehensibly
As if afar they took their point of sight,
And distant things, as intimately deep,
As if they touched them. Let us strive for this.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(March 6, 1806 – June 29, 1861)
. . . . .
quote from “Aurora Leigh
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