Tag Archives: Richard Brautigan

Trying to sort it out

Anyone who knows me well probably knows I have several issues with free-verse poetry. That is, I have several questions or ideas about free-verse poetry that are open for discussion. (Anyone who knows me well also knows that I don’t … Continue reading

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Sticks in your mouth, and your mind

What is it about poetry? It’s bad enough that so many people think they can write good prose without practice, like the brain surgeon who remarked to Margaret Atwood that he’d like to write when he retired. (Her rejoinder? “I’d … Continue reading

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