Wednesday 4 April 2012

Myths about Poets

David McGimpsey tackles the 10 "most common misconceptions about poets":
Not all poets are introverted. They aren’t always thinking away at some clever line they can’t actually speak of. Poets are just alone because of their poor life choices. So, when you see a poet, don't think of some wild bard whose pent-up verbal hurricanes may suddenly destroy your world, think more of a sad kid holding the scrap of a recently punctured balloon.
The other nine can be found here.

(Illustration by David Barlow-Krelina.)

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