Living on the Writer’s Block

The crutch. It's a mighty symbol, one I see frequently in the lives around me as well as in my own. But when it comes to writing, the crutch must be reckoned with. Let's start with Tiny Tim. The little guy needs his crutch. For him, it is a powerful symbol generating sympathy and tears, …

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Dean Young on Reckless Poetry

Here's my review on Dean Young's _The Art of Recklessness_. I read it because I could use a little shaking up. Hell, everybody can. Seems everyone's writing the same poem sixty-seven different ways (that look amazingly similar), my and self included. Young, who has a facility for flights and fancies, makes it look easy--then talks …

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