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Wednesday, November 23, 2005
The Saving Tautology
The most obvious problem with [Garrison Keilor's] Good Poems for Hard Times is that it proposes that "the meaning of poetry is to give courage." That is not the meaning of poetry; that is the meaning of Scotch. The meaning of poetry is poetry. (David Orr, New York Times)
Georgiasam's favourite scotches: Talisker, Lagavulin, Laphroaig. Speaking of which, I notice it's your round.