thought for the day

Checking the spam comments queue, I came across this:

Q: how many calories in a grapefruit juice? A: Not enough poetry

I can’t say I’ve ever really looked for poetry in fruit juice of any kind and I don’t know how much I’d have expected to find.

Just at the moment, though, I feel there are altogether too many areas of my life in which there is not enough poetry, so I don’t see why grapefruit juice should be any different.

Author: don't confuse the narrator

Exploring the boundary between writer and narrator through first person poetry, prose and opinion

2 thoughts on “thought for the day”

    1. What?
      Adding more calories? (I’m pretty sure I’ve seen plenty of fat on YouTube.)
      Adding more poetry? I fear there’s little hope it would be *good* poetry

      Or simply having a recommended daily allowance for poetry and having everything rated accordingly? It might create jobs for poets doing the rating, I suppose, but they probably write better when starving in garrets, so that wouldn’t necessarily be a Good Thing, would it?

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