Friday, February 15, 2019

Poetry and war games …

… In 'Kill Class,' A Poet Aims To Map The Distance Between Perspectives : NPR. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

The idea is to combine a nonfiction writer's practice of reportage and analysis with a lyric poet's first-person subjectivity. It's a tough balance to strike, and one that calls into questions the kinds of truth-telling to which poetry is suited.

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