Today I read the Introduction of the Postmodern Poetry Anthology that I got out of the library. It was like pulling teeth for a couple minutes there, almost like reading a difficult scientific research journal, but I did it. The most interesting thing I found out was that someone else besides me had the idea of writing a poem based on Google searches. The most intriguing Google search/worthy-of-poetry item I ever accidentally pulled up was, "Do redheads have a soul?" I have no idea…Continue
I am very frustrated that I never seem to have any time to do anything. I have to dissect my day in order to figure out WHY I don't have time to do everything I want to do.
What did I do today?
1. Slept in--that's necessary since I'm always tired and today was a day off.
2. Worked out--don't want to turn into a flab factory, but probably could have cut it shorter than it was. And certainly didn't need to follow it up with yoga "core" video. What am I trying to…Continue
Because all these well-read academic poets intimidate me, I am going to attempt to learn something this weekend. I got a book out of the library called Postmodern American Poetry. Right off the bat, I'm like, "Okay, what the hell is 'postmodern'? Well, it must mean after the modern period, but I thought we were in a pretty modern period. . . ?" Well, we're after WWII, that's what it is honey bunch. Just because you avoided all lit and creative writing classes in college like…Continue