Nonfiction | June 01, 1987

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This craft non-lecture has a curious history, which requires a little background if it is to make sense.  I wrote a lecture on the state of poetry to be delivered in Iowa City earlier this year; the audience would have been a large collection of poetry brats and elder statespersons, people who took themselves with great seriousness and were very assured about their position in poetry.

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