Song of the Lark
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Song of the Lark

I’m Tired Of Being Told That Poetry Isn’t Real Writing

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“Poetry isn’t real writing.”

“So tell me when are you going to start writing more practical… you know… useful stuff?”

“Poetry is just something anybody can do. Anybody can string together a few sentences, break it into lines, and finish it in fifteen minutes. You don’t need to be smart to do it.”

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