“The biggest disappointment was that I found so little “poetry” in Poetry…. Very little of it was readable, enjoyable…. many of the poems were burdened with unnecessarily complex, high-falutin’ diction… as well as obscure references to literature and literary figures; abstract, illogical metaphors and comparisons (”postage-stamp bright” and “chasms of flatness”); tin-ear rhymes (”state/copulate” and “drowses/blouses”) and hamstrung syntax (”surfeit of distance and the wracked mind waiting”).” Link

So Little Poetry in Poetry

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