The 26th Poem

Poet Robert Frost argued "if a book of poetry contains 25 poems, the 26th poem ought to be in the book. What, exactly, does he mean by this, and how do poets unify separate poems into a collection? In this talk, Sara Lamers examines the ways in which a poetry collection on both micro-textual and macro-textual levels, using her work Something Fiece Beds Down as a case study.

Dr. Sara Lamers - Senior Lecturer in English