03 July 2006

poets of the month

If you don't know about Poetry Net's poet of the month, you should.

Check out the poet of the month archives, for example, October, 2004, James Richardson, particularly his #5 and #6 aphorisms:

"All work is the avoidance of harder work."

"When I am trying to write I turn on music so I can hear what is keeping me from hearing."

1 comment:

  1. and A.E. Stallings Feb 2001
    "when I encountered Catullus in the original, I was shocked at how utterly modern the voice sounded—more so, I might add, than that of many poems I was reading in magazines—and how he was able to incorporate any subject—from the mundane to the sublime, from the sacred to the obscene—in the strictest and most elaborate of forms.