Herbert Read Quote

A short poem is often called a lyric, which originally meant a poem short enough to be set to music and sung for a moment's pleasure.


Form in Modern Poetry (1932)

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A short poem is often called a lyric, which originally meant a poem short enough to be set to music and sung for a moment's pleasure.

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A short poem is often called a lyric, which originally meant a poem short enough to be set to music and sung for a moment's pleasure.

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A short poem is often called a lyric, which originally meant a poem short enough to be set to music and sung for a moment's pleasure.

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A short poem is often called a lyric, which originally meant a poem short enough to be set to music and sung for a moment's pleasure.