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Poetry Challenge 6: The Marshes of Glynn

It’s Tuesday: the perfect day to launch another poetry challenge/workshop. It’s been too long, folks. Recently I was reminded of how much I love my favorite poem, “The Marshes of Glynn,” by Sidney Lanier. Lanier was a southern poet who wrote after the civil war. I find him particularly interesting because he had an original theory about poetry. For him it was important that the poet should use language musically, and he studied music to imitate its effects in his literary work. As you read The Marshes of Glynn, you may… Read more Poetry Challenge 6: The Marshes of Glynn