Though acquainted with the general principles of the Plumbline School, I am still acquainting myself with, tonight, the thread of the conversation that's begun on this blog. Therefore, I will not enter with any grand declarations (give me a day or two), but will say simply that I look forward to being a part of this ongoing conversation, the study group of this school.
Additionally, to offer a sense of where I'm coming from, I'd like to point anyone interested to my own blog:
There, you'll see that I'm very interested in the turn in poetry. Simply put, I think 1) turns are vital parts of poems (and I'm not the only one; T.S. Eliot calls the turn "the most important means of poetic effect since Homer"), 2) turns tend, when mentioned at all, tend to get severely downplayed in the ways we talk about poems, and 3) we should think and talk more about turns.
I have a feeling that thinking about the turn will illuminate (or add further light to) some of the conversations started here... Now, let me see...