Poetry: Reflection and Relevance

I’ve been wondering exactly how to proceed here, because I know what I have to say will piss some people off. Ah well.  The recent discussion on the blog is one I have wanted to have for some time and since I just happened to stumble upon Jlynn Sheridan‘s post about why her husband didn’t like,…

Billy Collins on the Trouble with Poetry

We’ve been talking about what we don’t like about, or in poetry, and while I’ve been doing lots of great reading on the subject (Here is a little more on Moore’s Dislike), I don’t want to dwell here too long, but instead want to soon move on to what we love about it, what sets…