$20 for $50 Sold Out!
We'll leave off the week with this final item. It is true that poetry is a kind of money. Vanessa Place drilled this lesson into us this week when we found out that the first poetry-product from VanessaPlace Inc., a book of poetry made literally of money, called $20 (selling for $50), sold out at the May 3rd launch. To the poetics of gratuitous expenditure: Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!