Part II: Lifeless Meter 1. The Misunderstood Rules of Bygone Eras It was a young college professor, and widely-published poet, who once set my mind on the the problem of poetry’s recent failure. Upon sharing […]
Critique, critique, we’ve all too much of critique.
Part One: The Torch-Bearers of Tradition
Banal observations, meek style, and nearly complete absence of poetic images—such is “Yael,” an “important” and “brilliant” “non-binary” epic.