Friday, 24 July 2020

Lance La Rocque : part two

How do you know when a poem is finished?       

When I return to a poem several times and can’t change anything without making it worse—then I feel it’s ready to keep…or trash.  But maybe poems are never really finished. Sometimes friends have suggested major reconstructions that I couldn’t imagine. I love that rediscovery of open-endedness.

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