5.5 x 8.5 personalized stationery. Dated "20 Dec 87." In response apparently to a high school student. Bly muses on the music in poetry, saying it has a "secret tune in it" and quotes from Eliot's "Prufrock." He also talks of the differeces between rhyme/meter and free verse. "I have written with rhyme, but... I avoid it now. Writing free verse is probably harder..." Bly ends noting, "I didn't write much in high school! So you're ahead of of me!" Aprx 90 words. Fine condition.. Signed.
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