All We Are Is All We Are

Substitute "writer" for "poet" and you have me concisely.

"The poetical character has no self—it is everything and nothing—it has no character and enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it foul or fair, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated—it has as much delight in conceiving an Iago as an Imogen. What shocks the virtuous philosopher delights the chameleon poet… A poet is the most unpoetical of anything in existence because he has no identity, he is continually filling some other body." — John Keats

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