There's lots that could be said about this, Chris, but basically, in many
walks of life, many very social respects, Poetry is Going Over to the Enemy.
That's shorthand for a dreadful load of social trends 101.
The Muse, I regret to say, has always been susceptible to magic numbers,
such as currency. And, too, has a history of village snobbery.
Me, I plan on raising some stones at the crossings.
On 1 September 2011 05:17, Chris Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 1/09/2011 1:41 AM, Douglas Barbour wrote:
>> Seems strange, as theyre asking for poems, so I would have thought this
>> referred to publishing in poetry mags, etc...
> There may be a change to this recently I don't know about. I am going on
> previous experience which led to me dumping any further post-grad. (It may
> be so that artists and writers as myself dumping post-grad study because of
> strict publication requirements has been dropped. But then I already have
> enough degrees for one life time.)
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