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Post für den Wolf

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Writing very bad poetry requires talent – inverse talent, to be sure, but talent nonetheless. It also helps to have a wooden ear for words, a penchant for sinking into a mire of sentimentality, a bullheaded inclination to stuff too many syllables or words into a line or a phrase, and an enviable confidence that allows one to write despite absolutely appalling incompetence.

Kathryn and Ross Petras: Very Bad Poetry: Introduction, 1997.

Vorher: Serviceable Poetry bei Awesome Books:

Nachher: Awesome Book Very Bad Poetry:

Rettender Link: Very Bad Poetry.

Written by Wolf

2. August 2010 at 12:02 pm

Posted in Reeperbahn

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