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Why Do That?

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This essay offers one poet's view on why he chooses to write poetry.

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Original Citation

Lex Runciman
Why Do That?
In Poetry: Reading it, writing it, publishing it, compiled and edited by Jessie Lendennie
2009, pages 42-46, Salmon Poetry: Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare

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