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ARE THEMED POETRY COLLECTIONS BEST?

Maybe. It worked for Sharon Olds, for example, with Stag’s Leap, winner of this year’s T S Eliot prize.

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Guest — Pete Armetta
Seriously I do think ANY poetry collection has to have some kind of theme, whether obvious or nuanced. There has to be a thread or... Read More
Sunday, 28 April 2013 11:04
Guest — Mazrilyn
Once again, thank you for this Happenstance - it has answered a lot of unanswered, pondering questions.
Sunday, 28 April 2013 11:07
Guest — Rennie Parker
I find over-constructed thematic collections very irritating. I don't want to read 50 poems about someone's divorce, for instance.... Read More
Sunday, 28 April 2013 17:29
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A DEMAND AND A PROMISE . . .

What IS a poem? 

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