I know someone who compared lifespans of poets vs. prose writers, and went into prose as a result.

I'm amused; that's like some twisted literature version of Newcomb's dilemma - if you would seriously consider choosing between prose and poetry on that basis, then Omega filled only one box. Or something like that.

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