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in verse #3 : Monster Bait

I was a graduate student at the University of Washington, studying Anglo-Saxon poetry, struggling to translate Beowulf, when I first thought of writing an epic poem about Joseph Smith in Anglo-Saxon verse.  It’s a good thing I wasn’t studying Old … Continue reading

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in verse, #1 : in the beginning

I first thought of calling this bloggette “re verse,” after the blogmaster proposed “Poetry Corner,” because I intend to write about verse, not poetry.  “Poetry” is a quality judgment applied to occurences of verse, and some writers deprecate their works … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Poem

This is my favorite Christmas poem. What’s yours? 

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In Verse: Zeitgeist poetry, or something

I’m going to completely expose my ignorance here, writing about something I don’t know anything about.  I want to write about poetry, and it’s awkward because I don’t write poetry (at least not that I’m willing to show anyone), and … Continue reading

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