7.21.2009

The Six Definitive Rules of Contemporary Poetry as Figured Out By a Classroom of Twelve Year Olds


1) Inconsistent
2) Doesn't stay on topic
3) Doesn't explain anything
4) Abundance of assertions
5) Mixes objective/subjective until you can't tell the difference.
6) Is it funny or is it serious? No one knows.

5 Comments:

Blogger Brian Foley said...

On point assertion. The innate wisdom of youth makes me sometimes feel like I'm decaying.

7:06 PM  
Blogger Mo said...

perfect.

i'm going to hang this on my wall.

7:48 PM  
Blogger Bryan Coffelt said...

even the littles respect the sobject.

10:26 PM  
Blogger Mike Young said...

sobjectory: trajectory of your sob

10:29 PM  
Blogger Dan Boehl said...

Children are dumb.

10:19 AM  

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