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Poetry Games & When Poetry Becomes a Business

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"Kakanipoetry.com Launches Innovative Poetry Game" from daijiworld.com, reports on an interesting and "easy-to-play" poetry game for poets who can read Kakani.

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"When writing poetry becomes a 'business'" from The Hindu, looks at Kurdu poets struggling with writing for an audience (or market), instead of for themselves (or for the art).

As a follow-up to this article, I would suggest reading my post on the importance of setting poetry goals. An argument could be made that poets should not complain about audiences scorning high art over more simplistic forms of poetry. If a poet wants art over pleasing a crowd, then nothing is sacrificed. The problem that may arise, of course, is when poets want to please crowds and attain high art. It's hard to get everything you want.

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