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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, September 29, 2016

Things get better

Bone-crushing loneliness
A Republic of Fear

Despair
"Salt Peanuts"

A freshly made bed
A letter from home

A wreath of myrtle and thyme
An invitation to spend the night

1 comment:

Leslie said...

That's not that bad.

Here is some really bad poetry by my great-grandfather, written for WWI soldiers.
https://archive.org/stream/kindlingsforyour00bary#page/n3/mode/2up