The speaker is discussing his travels with Luxmore, a poet who is at the end of his literary life, in London. Luxmore’s bitter writings about his lost poetry in poetic form are included. Some themes that are explored are: youth, fame, the artist and his art, literary criticism, poetic imagery, poetry vs. prose, truth.
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