Monday, January 22, 2007

A Time for Poetics 3: Digging the Meter

Not that I didn’t learn a lot, if not everything, in workshops. And one of the things I learned was an appreciation of meter. But as there are some who feel that meter supplies the only form acceptable for poetry, and as there are some who believe that meter is some anachronistic or reactionary way of fools or fiends, I think of its as a way to work the clay of words.

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