New Republic; 12/25/95, Vol. 213 Issue 26, p27-34, 7p
POETRY (Literary form), POETS, ARTISTS, LYRIC poetry, and TRUTH
Offers a look at the significance of poetry on life. Examples of poets who used poetry as representations of the world; Information on the capacity of poems to tell the truth; Description of lyric poetry; Importance of the form of a poem on the power of poetry to persuade the consciousness.