Re: RE: Is Poetry for Cowards?

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San Diego’s resident poetry guru Steve Kowit has this to say,

“… poetry is communication, so there must be a message and it is the poet’s job to make the message clear”

I couldn’t disagree more. This is absolute nonsense, and would take all the fun and expressiveness right out of the form.