Unsought

September 23, 2017

The Roman poet, Horace, wrote a couplet that has been rendered in English as, "Seek not for words, seek only facts and thought / and crowding-in will come the words unsought."  This week's poem, Unsought, expands on this idea, adding the proviso that the words will only come crowding-in if the thoughts they seek to express are clear and coherent.

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