“When a poem is really finished, you can’t change anything. You can’t move words around. You can’t… “ — Art of Quotation

When a poem is really finished, you can’t change anything. You can’t move words around. You can’t say, ‘In other words, you mean.’ No, that’s not it. There are no other words in which you mean it. This is it. W. S. Merwin, poet

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