(...clearly the whole question goes much deeper than that, however.
A poet becomes identified with ordinary people by way of his or her own passionate identification with same.
But such a passion implies an isolation, a separation, of some kind.
In overcoming that primal distance - in the victory of the quest, the winning of the game - the poet embodies something supremely ornamental in their own person & art.)
(Geez, this sounds suspiciously way too much like D'Annunzio..., or, Lorca, I'd rather think of. Crane. or Dickinson, the Silencer.)