Friday poems: Epigram by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

As someone who is studying for an MFA in Creative Writing at Lesley University in Cambridge MA, I find myself reading a lot of poetry these days. I thought I would include this short pithy one below, as it gives a perfect definition of an epigram. The photo is of Samuel Taylor Coleridge:


What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole;

Its body brevity, and wit its soul.

–Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

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