Saturday, November 14, 2009


“Just keep in mind that it won’t be the birthday cake covered with twinkling candles that will make readers feel that you were really at the party, but the bone handled serving fork with one tine missing and the place where the lace has pulled loose from the hem of the table cloth.”

Ted Kooser
The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets
University of Nebraska Press
ISBN 978-0-8032-5976-2

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