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Lynda Barry

By Harriet Staff


Lynda Barry, author of, among other things, the comic strip Ernie Pook’s Comeek and the novel Cruddy, has written a wonderful “View From Here” feature for this month’s Poetry Magazine called “Poetry is a Dumb-Ass Spider.” And in a Poetry video, she sings Emily Dickinson, recites haiku, explains how poetry smells, and insists that memorizing poetry can keep you alive and well. Watch it here.

Posted in Poetry News on Friday, July 2nd, 2010 by Harriet Staff.