Monthly Archives: June 2012

Monthly Archives: June 2012

NYDC BLUES: HOW I TRIED TO ESCAPE THE SICK WORLD OF POETRY by José Padua

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Part 1: NYDC BLUES: How I Tried To Escape The Sick World Of Poetry The rules were that you had to give your name and occupation before reciting your first poem. Naturally, I tried to evade this unnecessary formality which to me seemed akin to a rooftop sniper announcing his name and address before firing upon the crowd below. But before I could begin they started yelling, “What’s your name?” I looked around the room. It was jammed full of …