Metaphors grow the mind and feed the soul. Don't lose them - Heather Altfeld & Rebecca Diggs | Aeon Essays

This April, Forbes magazine published the article 'The Writer Who Couldn't Answer Standardized Test Questions About Her Own Work (Again)!' It focused on the American poet Sara Holbrook, who had written for the Huffington Post about just this dilemma - her evident inexpertise about her own poetry - and who was thrust into the spotlight once more, after discovering that one of her most straightforward poems had generated eight multiple-choice questions for high-school students.

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