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bleb  ·  2203 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: November 23rd: What are you reading this week?

Introduction to Poetry by Mark Van Doren. The book provides a selection of 30 poems, each followed by a few pages of commentary. It's pretty dated but I've enjoyed reading a poem, picking out some confusing parts, then reading the commentary and seeing the confusing parts explained clearly.