Peter Campion responds:

Thanks to David Poston for his eloquent and levelheaded response. I find little to disagree with in his comments. Despite our difference in emphasis, we seem to share a sense that getting “voice” into poems involves both finding and losing.

Originally Published: October 30th, 2005

Peter Campion received his BA from Dartmouth College and his MA from Boston University. His collections of poetry include Other People (2005), The Lions: Poems (2009), which won the Levis Reading Prize, and El Dorado (2013). He has also written monographs and catalog essays for the painters Joseph McNamara, Terry...

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