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Robert Frost

 

his poems

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" A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love-sickness.

It is a reaching out toward expression; an effort to find fulfilment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words...

My definition of poetry (if I were forced to give one) would be this:

words that have become deeds. "