Poetics and Poetry Discussion
(6/18/2013 12:16:00 PM)
Ah, yes, David, the old " Snob" attack! When it comes to quality in art, you're damn tootin' I'm a snob!
If you want readers to focus on your G8 message (such as it is) , write an email or a short essay or any kind of expository prose. That's what it's for—transmitting information. If you think couching that message in spastic meter, sing-song rhymes and worn-out phrases actually adds to the persuasiveness of your position, you're nuttier than a fruit-cake factory. If you knew ANYTHING about poetry and poetics, you would have been too embarrassed to send me that message above.
Comment of the Day
It is cold, everywhere.
The kind of cold many look forward to;
an occasion to don their warm fashions,