Friday, April 15, 2005

Manifesto for a new poetry

Over at Monster Sarcasm Rally, sic explains she steered clear of writing poetry because she thought it was sentimental, self-indulgent, concerned with "nice thoughts" and feelings.

Perhaps it usually is, but why don't we re-define it to include the snappy, clever, witty and cruel too.

I've started a new blog to rant along these lines: How to write bad poetry.

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