Playing Tennis with the Net Down

Post date: Mar 29, 2012 4:22:50 AM

I’ve just added an excerpt of George Amabile’s “Ars Poetica” to the Poems by Others page. These lines are Amabile’s answer to Robert Frost, who said that writing poetry without rhyme was like playing tennis with the net down. Here’s to rhyme as well as rhymelessness, and to organic form as well as formal poetry!