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Re: [New-Poetry] "In the main" and the requirements of fame....
> In grad school I had a job in the university library and some alum
> donated his collection of small press poetry books. I was assigned
> to go through the boxes and pull out what we should keep. Box after
> box, book after book - beautifully printed art deco through pop art
> color covers, wrappers, bound, and inside the same little four line
> stanzas - maybe three or four stanzas per poem, after the first
> dozen they all tasted alike.
> I was amazed at the care and attention this "poetry" had gotten and
That's the way some of my neighbors feel about every book in the
library. Some even graduate from college feeling that way.
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