Name ten living poets Give me ten lines of contemporary verse How about ten syllables Want to buy a vowel? Truth works Like a magnet in reverse It pulls us away from it. The average person would rather watch E network’s documentary on Harry Styles than delve into archetypal memories permutations, Rosary beads of Words of ideas And words ideas And idealized words. Poetry remains outside. Poetry is for eggheads. Poetry is irrelevant. Poetry is buried. Name ten dead poets
A Whittenberg is a Philadelphia native who has a global perspective. If she wasn’t an author she’d be a private detective or a jazz singer. She loves reading about history and true crime. Her other novels include Sweet Thang, Hollywood and Maine, Life is Fine, Tutored and The Sane Asylum.