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  • The sequence's metaphors frequently round on poetry or writing generally like this: a poem is itself a scrynne for word-relics, one can "buckram" "stanzas with such long lines," and yes, "deception is part of the game" in the Aristotelian sense of metaphor as misnaming.

    Who’s running the Antigonish Review anyway?

  • Answers to these questions should keep in mind the definition of scrynne - "a medieval marvel coffer" of reliquary – and, generally, the poems in the sequence that explicity address the evolution of usage that lets dead metaphors live as literary meanings die.

    Who’s running the Antigonish Review anyway?


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  • A reinforced chest, often containing precious materials or

    valuables. (17th century)

    January 14, 2018