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28 August 2007

A Ruckus About Poetry

You Call That Poetry?! Seven Letters That Managed To Freak Out a Nation:

On a cool autumn evening in 1965, a 22-year-old poet named Aram Saroyan typed seven letters that would amount to one of the most controversial poems in history.

Not that he knew it at the time.

Via Robot Wisdom.

Posted by Amy in Poetry

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2 Responses to “A Ruckus About Poetry”

  1. Pearl says:

    Thanks for that. Fun history romp.

  2. Amy says:

    It was fun, wasn’t it? Great that it managed to get people talking about poetry.

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