Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by Ginny Thompson
Dear Editor,

The question and answer format in the March issue is interesting and informative from both a writer's and reader's standpoint. I hadn't thought of the way an inverted simile can give a more precise meaning to a poem, as A.E. Stallings explains in one of her replies. Also, we readers get a poet's background, helping us to better understand her history, which adds richness to the reading of the poem.

I hope this layout will continue in your magazine. Thanks for a marvelous issue!

Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Originally Published: May 16, 2008

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