This is a type of blog I don’t normally “like” or “follow;” however I have done both, as well as having left a comment–as I most often do–because I feel that, at the very least, its author’s heart is in the right place.
This entry is very instructive for a number of reasons: Continue reading →
…the fact that I’m not ‘following,’ and indeed quite literally, not ‘liking’ the poetry site in question below:
However quite a lot of writing and thinking, among other edifying activities went into this whole exchange, so I’m snipping the whole thing here, along with a part of the article under which my original comment was posted. Continue reading →
I made a rather long reply to Chris Martin’s blog. Here it is–hopefully and eventually, more throughly edited. It seemed like a good time to inaugurate a subblog because at such time, I find I express myself rather better and rather more passionately even if in a more plain spoken way.
You do manage to garner a large share of comments. Apart from my #1 fan, I hardly get any!
My take on peer review in general: You don’t need peer review, you need expert review.
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…blank verse first, rhymes last sonnet. I spent enough time on this one that I’ll put the former in the queue. I prefer this version. It’s at least up to the minimum standard in that the flow of iambs are mostly preserved. It’s currently scheduled to go up on the 7th of October.