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Who Decides?

In the art of a writer, what belongs to who, and who decides? I am beginning a new kind of reading, into ideas and arenas (specifically about poetry) that I had not previously been interested – how actual forms of writing are tied to power structures – and some concurrent ideas are surfacing. Two books that I purchased not long ago are The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms, by Mark Strand and Eavan Boland, and Poetry and Cultural Studies: A Reader, edited by Maria Damon and Ira… Read more Who Decides?