June 22, 2016 at 12:57PM on Facebook

“Clever folk are always making pronouncements about poetry, bemoaning its unpopularity, advising poets about the best or worst subjects, complaining about this or that tendency, defining and rooting out clichés, looking down their noses at whole schools of poetry while boosting other schools. But you know what? In the long run all that is wishful or pretentious hogwash.”
I agree 100%. We need more poetry readers and way fewer hand-wringers and scolds.
David Graham’s POETIC LICENSE no. 1 June 2016