It is hard to restrict myself to only five poets who changed my way of looking at the world, and at language and its possibilities. Given the venue, I’ll limit myself to LGBT poets, which at least helps in making the selection, by no means implying that only the work of LGBT poets has so affected me.In which we see that a restriction, in such a case, rather than imposing hardship, can, yes, be helpful.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Check It Out
Over at the Lambda Literary site, poet Marilyn Hacker singles out five poets who've been important to her. She begins: