7.21.2009

The Six Definitive Rules of Contemporary Poetry as Figured Out By a Classroom of Twelve Year Olds


1) Inconsistent
2) Doesn't stay on topic
3) Doesn't explain anything
4) Abundance of assertions
5) Mixes objective/subjective until you can't tell the difference.
6) Is it funny or is it serious? No one knows.

5 comments:

Brian Foley said...

On point assertion. The innate wisdom of youth makes me sometimes feel like I'm decaying.

Mo said...

perfect.

i'm going to hang this on my wall.

Bryan Coffelt said...

even the littles respect the sobject.

Mike Young said...

sobjectory: trajectory of your sob

Dan Boehl said...

Children are dumb.