...in the possibility of readable poems issuing from those who think and talk about poetry. Who think and talk about it as a something akin to the mystery and effect of music. My sense is that such thinking and talking about poetry are necessary though not sufficient criteria for the issuance of readable poems.
My sense of this stuff goes further:
exemplary poems have a way of happening within the paradoxical consciousness of the non-religious mystic.
(I've heard tell that poet Adam Zagajewski is a visiting professor at the University of Houston and the University of Chicago. It would be swell to listen to him think and talk about poetry.)