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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Discoveries

I discovered that any poem I have ever written will sound ok in a poetry reading, if I give it the right inflections. Reading Sunday at the Taproom. Wish me luck.

2 comments:

Leslie said...

Saw 3 people read today and learned that I am very critical. If I taught a poetry workshop I would assign people to write without using the words I or my.

Jonathan said...

Better yet, they could use those words but never to refer to themselves.