Poetics and Poetry Discussion
(10/22/2013 2:03:00 PM)
I disagree with your comment about " esoteric" text, Frank. Unusual words might wake the reader up, but sometimes they kick him/her right out of the poem. " Who be" jerks this reader out onto the streets, where he b hangin wid his bros. Even esoteric words have connotations you need to be aware of. " Spew, " " collar blue, " a po-bro needs 2 b careful wid dem.
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