poetry repairs your heart even as it splits it open.
VIRGINIA WOOLF The Art of Reading]
REPAIR resort, frequent or habitual going; concourse or confluence of people
at or in a place; making one's way; to go, betake oneself, to arrive;
return to a place; to dwell; to recover, heal, or cure; to renew;
to fix to original condition. --Oxford English Dictionary
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