Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Poetry and difficulty, or another review

Bill Greenwell's review of The Tethers in Stride struggles with the poems' complexity and lack of closure, so Greenwell lauds the three poems he finds straightforward.


  1. Wow: poetry that doesn't just come straight out and tell it like it is (with added rhyme). Who'd a thought?

  2. Here is one (rejection) I received earlier: 'Thanks for the opportunity to read your work. You have a few clever phrases, a few perplexing ideas, & a few terrifying lines. Unfortunately ...'