It’s Academic

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  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison March 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm .

    I want to move to where you live, Lyle! Most of the poets I know are firmly in the academy, though some (like me) keep just a toe in that water. Truth is my personal circle is pretty small, though, and representative of nothing but time, location, and chance. It's my hope, of course, that you're right about the audience; it could easily be much larger than we know. A really thorough,

  2. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett March 8, 2010 at 3:51 am .

    My own speculation (based on little more than a seat-of-the-pants guess) is that there may be a <i>slightly</i> larger number of serious poetry readers outside of the academic world that inside it.<br /><br />Most of the poets I personally know work outside of colleges and universities. I&#39;m thinking it&#39;s possible that a (slight, at least) majority of poets don&#39;t work in the academic

  3. The Storialist
    The Storialist March 8, 2010 at 1:10 am .

    I wasn&#39;t aware of the &quot;lonely situation&quot; line…so true.<br /><br />Like you said, this doesn&#39;t have to be sad. A poem can be meaningful if only one person reads it.

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