Grindr conversation about poetry

Grindr conversation about poetry

The imp of the perverse makes me list my poetry blog on gay cruising apps. The result is most often comments like this one:

“I am, as they say, completely closed off to poetry. I don’t know why. It is a form that doesn’t fit the frame of my brain. But I am not closed off to the poet.”

Now,  I believe that a strong case could be made that he has this backwards: one should be open to poetry, but closed off to poets.

*mdr, the French equivalent of LOL, stands for mort de rire, dying of laughter

To read the chapbook Happy Birthday Hanafuda by Andrew Grimes Griffin just click on the link. To download a pdf, right click on the link and select “Save link as…”

To see all the Hanafuda/Tarot tanka posted to date, click here.


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