Sunday, April 26, 2009

Poetic License

When I pick up a new poetry book
I always glance first at the biographical note
If the poet has children I don't read the book

--Bill Knott


Anonymous said...

yes, that's an accurate quote, can't deny it . . . but it's from an old book i have since revoked and which i have never (given the opportunity) reprinted——

like most such rhetorical instances of hyperbole, it's untrue and unbelievable——

please don't judge me based on three lousy lines i wrote four decades ago!

in any case, if someone wanted to read something else of mine,

i have posted all my books of poetry online

in pdf files which can be downloaded for free:

(the lines you quote are not included)——

Bill Knott

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