Daily Archives: May 21, 2013

Penny for a Poet’s Thoughts – An Interview

Hi Dogpatchers! Song of the Siren just posted an interesting interview with poet, Michael Odom, author of the chapbook “Strutting, Attracting, Snapping.”

Quotes from the interview: “In art, the great goal is the beautiful, not the pretty: the beautiful is attractive in the sense that your 75-year-old spouse dying of colon cancer is attractive.”

“I think the half-worked conundrum of Feminism/ objectification/stalking mixed with Romeo waiting in the bushes outside Juliet’s window is the most existentially traumatic modern transition the West is trying and failing to make.”

Strutting, Attracting, Snapping

Read the full interview here:

http://nickowchar.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/what-does-poetry-mean-a-talk-with-michael-odom/#comment-588

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