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Why are they Terrible Daily Poems?

If you’ve ever heard of sf writer Theodore Sturgeon, you’ve probably heard of his Law:

“90% of everything is crap.”

I’ve been misquoting it for years, by the way — I’ve been alleging a different writer said it and that “80% of everything is crap.”

So shoot me — I’m an optimist.

Even Sturgeon’s Law in its full stern glory is optimistic.

If 90% of everything is crap, which personal experience says is probably true, there are several wonderful corollaries.

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Patricia Finney

Patricia Finney

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I've been a published author since the age of 18, back when dinosaurs roamed. I have a newsletter too. Also I write poetry - see patriciafinney2.substack.com