Nielson asserts that poets bridge the gap between subjective truth and objective truth. In looking at the place of poetry in the free world, the article explores what freedom means to the poet, ultimately claiming that freedom comes to the poet through owning his identity. This short piece is a response to the article in the same issue by Carlton Culmsee, "Poetry in the Free World."
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol4/iss1/3