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Name: Lily Smith
Hometown: Indianapolis
Current City: Indianapolis
Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Broker
Age: 30


What does poetry mean to you? 


It means an economy of words, piecing together the ordinary in an extraordinary way, and saying/expressing what has been said/expressed forever over the course of humanity in a new and shattering way.


Favorite Poets


Olena Kalytiak Davis, Louise Glück, Anne Marie Rooney, Wallace Stevens, Sarah GalvinW. S. Merwin 


Favorite Poem: 


Robert Hayden’s “Those Winter Sundays


Why do you like this poem?


The mundane, brutal, familiarity of love expressed in a brilliant and subtly, yet overwhelmingly, powerful poem.