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A Case For Conciseness: Short Poems That Speak Volumes

Is it possible to get a message across in under ten words? Some of the best poets have done it in just three. In a piece for The New Yorker's Page-Turner blog, poet and novelist Brad Leithauser makes the case for brevity. He explains why short poems can make such big impressions.