Why the Most Beautiful Poems Defy Understanding

This struck me as so perfectly true that I can’t believe I never realized it before. It’s why people return to former friends and lovers once lost. Its why sometimes we live in circles inn stead of defined lines. There is no beginning or end to a relationship… even in death the living soul revisits.

“A poem is like a person. The more you know someone, the more you realize there is always something more to know and understand. A final understanding could probably only begin upon permanent separation, or death. This is why we come back to certain poems, as we do to places or people, to experience and re-experience, to see ourselves for who we truly are, and to continue to be changed.”

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