Sunday, January 22, 2017

Tillman’s Poetry Corner: 'On Flanders Fields' by John McCrae

Seth Barrett Tillman at The New Reform Club.
"its meaning has been distorted by the most popular voice and instrumental accompaniment. This new reading of the poem has transformed Flanders Fields meaning. My guess is that this metamorphosis was unintentional, but one and all should work to recover the original public meaning."

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