Be Cool, Think Like a Poet

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I’ve always been fascinated by poetry. I grew up in a tiny town in the far North of Russia with almost no knowledge of English, so I read only Russian poetry at that time. And trust me, Russian schools make you read lots of poetry.

Some poems stirred my mind, and I read them repeatedly until they were imprinted in my brain. Some poems left no trace in my memory. Some were on the exam and had to be learned…