> > Poetry as an alternative to nursing?
> Who said it was? And what does it mean? The logic of your post is not
> clear to me.
I wasn't making a deep philosophical point, I was just thinking of our new
member and former nurse who said that Eliot was a welcome change from
nursing, where there seemed to be so little time for poetry.
And I was trying to start a related thread, I guess. Sorry if it caused
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Subject: Re: Poetry and nursing
> > INGELBIEN RAPHAEL wrote:
> > Not if you think of all the poems that have been written about
> > - Baudelaire compared life itself to a hospital in his prose poems.
> > - Larkin has written several poems about hospitals.
> > - English poet U.A. Fanthorpe worked as a clerk in a hospital and has
written several poems inspired by her experiences.
> > There are probably many more examples.
> What does this contradict? You've lost me with this.
> > Yours,
> > RaphaŽl
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