Category: bitterness and ire
How to Be Community
Been thinking about Steve Fellner’s post here about perspectives on gay male poetry community. There are a few things I personally think are important about being in a community, any community, and having good experiences there: 1. Be nice to other people.2. Don’t say shitty things about other people in the community.3. Help other people…
Attack of the 50 Foot Phlegm Monster
I am now thwarted in my return to blogland by the sudden onset of a cold. Sniffles, aches, sneezing, general malaise—it’s not good. I guess my Christmas gift came early!
I’m not above a little self-googling…
…because it yields little gems like this: “One of our pivotal poets,” writes Sarah Vap and Charles Jensen in their front-page interview of Lynn Emmanuel. (I will refrain from playing with Sarah’s last name, though it would be quite appropriate.) A PIVOTAL POET? Why not one of our TENURED POETS or SAFE POETS or POET…