James Fenton Quote: “Metrics are not a device for…”

Metrics are not a device for restraining the mad, any more than ‘open form’ or free verse is a prairie where a man can do all kinds of manly things in a state of wholesome unrestrictedness.

James Fenton

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Name: James Fenton
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Birthday: April 25, 1949
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