[Milton-L] Poetry Daily

Tony Demarest tonydemarest at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 22 15:18:36 EDT 2011

Thanks Nancy for this- always a pleasure to read Doty, not to mention Milton.TonyDate: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:39:32 -0700
From: nbcharlton at comcast.net
To: milton-l at lists.richmond.edu
Subject: [Milton-L] Poetry Daily


    Forgive the violation of the one-a-day rule, but I thought you'd
      all enjoy this poem by Mark Doty. By weaving an account dreadful
      happening with a mythology, it creates a worthwhile subjective
      spin that redeems the dreadfulness.  And incidentally, employs an
      unusual Milton reference:


    . . . (I want to spell long  
    with two n's, as Milton spelled 

      dim with a double m 

      to intensify the gloom of hell) 



      Nancy Charlton
















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