This Month's Featured Blogger
Each month we invite a different blogger to discuss poetics and craft, influence and trends, and the writing life of a poet.
Recent posts from John
I love Miller. And I love these clips.
saying it like it is, seer/landscaper!
Yes! Poetry: if you see something, say something.
(did you see that little dog bounce at 1:20?)
One of the best commentary about poetry I’ve seen on Harriet in a loooong time! Go, Miller!
I love the idea of poetry being useful. Yes, please!
I think poetry, if it’s any good, isn’t useful at all.
Verse, on the other hand, might be useful:
I side with Hogarth, who said that if he could lessen even by a small degree the suffering of humanity with his art, he’d prefer that to having painted the entire oeuvre of Vermeer.
Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 by Melissa Friedling.
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