Poetics and Poetry Discussion
Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr
(10/22/2013 7:05:00 PM)
Thanks Scotty...Opinions and honest feedback are in many cases what enables mediocre verse to transform into good poetry, so long as the author keeps an open mind to the fact that almost any piece of literature can be improved on. John Donne(1625) , who wrote the poem " Death Be Not Proud" , one of his finest works from his publishing titled, " The Holy Sonnets. Donne, then an ordained Bishop, supposedly drafted this piece 101 times before releasing it for public scrutiny, which I also read was not exactly received by a cornucopia of poetic accolades!
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- I think I'm going to go ahead and start getting into it with some people on here. SO BORING, lately. Too many 'nice' people, terrible poets, and all ...