Publish the poem, not the poetSo ... instead we should publish well-known poets regardless of the quality of the poem? The logical conclusion of this policy is that only poets who are already widely published get published. What happens when all the famous poets die? Poetry dies with it. Ah, poetry, with your built-in obsolescence, at least you were relevant while it lasted.
is the quickest path to irrelevance
Thursday, February 4, 2010
The quickest path to irrelevance
In his infinite-scroll list of links today, Silliman points to my blog with a bit of editorializing: