Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by David Bachelor
Dear Editor,

I am a “Saturday poet.” Still, I will not be excluded, cut off, or squashed by the astounding arrogance of some “professional” poets. I am a poet and what I write is poetry.

I have just listened to and enjoyed the podcast. By conversing with Alice Pillsbury, you have shown me that you include me. I am not in a retirement community, but I am an old fud who waited most of his life to return to an old love. Thanks.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Originally Published: February 27, 2009

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