World's Worst Poet and Poetic Lies?

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"How to Celebrate 'The World's Worst Poet'?," by Ben McConville for The Washington Post, covers the snubbing of 19th Century poetic flop William McGonagall by the Scottish literary establishment. The piece includes some of McGonagall's horrible lines.


"300 Lies?," by David C. Ryan for Bright Lights Film Journal, looks at the movie 300, the subjectivity of history and poetry's role in it all. Pretty fascinating stuff.


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