Language on Holiday

Seddelmeyer, John
June 2012
Poetry;Jun2012, Vol. 200 Issue 3, p268
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's reflections on poetry, with particular attention paid to the variability of meaning in poetry and its contrast to the goal of clarity of meaning in legal writing. The author's experience of reading poetry as a "holiday" from his usual concerns about the precision of language and his appreciation for the poetry of T. S. Eliot are also explored.


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