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On the Bias Against Narrative Poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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Many young poets can not accept that telling a story, or relating some sort of narrative arc is conducive to the highest aims of poetry.

Terms, Truth, Sun Sparrows: A Very Important Lesson from My Father

by Joe Weil Academia
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I tell my students that education can do the work of evil: it can make a bunch of aleatory systems with PHDs think they have a right to be superior to the Rocky Weils of this world. They can make a son misunderstand the wisdom of his own father. They stink of torture and snobbery, they are rank with the odor of exclusion and bias, and we call this “truth” or “Dogma” or “terminology.”

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