Poetics and Poetry Discussion
(8/15/2005 1:12:00 AM)
Snob, I can assure you, I am no one other than Lamont Palmer. My ego would not allow me to masquerade as someone else; not even for laughs.
(8/14/2005 6:19:00 PM)
I struggled through the poem Justice (some of the spelling must have been fixed) and see a real possibility to turn this into a great poem. I think the author lost track of his thoughts somewhere in the beginning and could not rein them in again.
However, Snob's critique is really uncalled for, it's reminiscent of a spinster telling a young mother how to raise her children.
Don't let this discourage you Maty, I think you just need to take smaller bites in the beginning. Reading the poetry of others may help but don't expect too much from that. Practicing the writing of poems is what will make you a better poet.
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He has to fathom the infinite
and all that deals with vague beginnings
and uneasy endings, for how else
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