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Why Poetry Doesn’t Pay

Two factors. That’s all you get.

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Talent night at the auditorium. The heavy velvet curtains are closed, audience packed like sardines. On folding metal chairs. Waiting.

Backstage, the M.C. hollers out the rules to the competitors.

Nice and simple, folks. You’ll be judged on 2 things , and 2 things only.
Length of presentation, and audience reaction.
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