Philistine.Posted: June 25, 2012
You look so disappointed in me, Robert. But I tried, I really did.
I got about halfway through your book before realizing that it was doing me about as much good as reading the phone book. As far as I can tell, here’s what I can take away about the writing and appreciation of poetry:
(1) Write what sounds good to you.
(2) Like what you like.
…and I knew that already.
But I’m grateful, again, for the opportunity to try. Now for a good novel. I think a vintage Mary Renault will do nicely.