Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by Fani Papageorgiou

Dear Editor,

I read with great interest Daisy Fried’s piece “Torment” [March 2011], and I enjoyed every line and every detail, along with every little thing it left unsaid.

My question is: In what way is this a poem and not a modern short story? Is it because of the line breaks? And who ultimately decides, the writer or the editor?

london, united kingdom

Originally Published: May 2, 2011

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