Monday, July 2, 2012

Ted Kooser Writes about Magic and Anecdotes

I blogged recently about Ted Kooser and his criticism about poetry that is anecdotal without further layering of intensities.

Here is a bit more from Kooser about this issue in his American Life in Poetry selection this week.

So here is the crux: Do you believe in magic? This poem about a fish, literally yes but also something intagibly more.