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Monday, July 16, 2007
The Precise Meaning: Journal Entry, 1988
Good writing is precise. It is not precise in the same way throughout. The same word or image may be used in many precise ways in a single poem, each way precisely different. The ambiguity does not obscure, but draws forth the several possible readings rather than a single one. A good reader will know which meaning fits each particular context.