Donald Hall Quote: “There’s a great deal of stripping…”

There’s a great deal of stripping away; in early drafts, I may say the same thing two or three times, and each may be appropriate, but I try to pick the best and improve it. I work on sound a great deal, and I will change a word or two, revise punctuation and line breaks, looking for the sound I want.

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Name: Donald Hall
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: September 20, 1928
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