Hugo’s Rules (of Thumb) for Poetry Writers

Rules. More rules. Sometimes rules are good, if they're "of thumb," I mean. Unlike compulsory ones, rules of thumb can be treated like Pied Pipers or given the thumb. I just finished Richard Hugo's book, The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing. Some of the essays are more memoir-ish than poetry advice-ish, … Continue reading Hugo’s Rules (of Thumb) for Poetry Writers

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