Nov 4, 2013 ... I spoke with her about what it's like to maintain a career in poetry while also
maintaining a demanding, white-collar day job. A condensed ...
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with the perfect school. ..... At the end of the day, nobody cares about what you
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Why not become a career poet, turning out collections regularly from prestigious
... What we add alters what's been written so far, and therefore opens up and
closes .... and there are poems that spring almost perfect from first putting pen to
Apr 29, 2013 ... There are still a few notable poets whose day jobs don't involve line .... is that
what society has been willing to pay me for is being a librarian.".
Now, most poets have writing or literary-related jobs; they are teachers, ... O'Hara
walked to work every day, answered phone calls, begged donors for money, ...
These less-than-ideal jobs helped stabilize Whitman so he could pursue what he
Often seen as a romantic career, poetry can be a difficult field to make a ... The
benefit, however, is the fact that they are able to do what they love on a .... Perfect
your craft ... Because doing it every day is the only way that it will stop sucking.
Apr 21, 2009 ... I began “Day Job and Night Job” after finishing The Glass Hammer: A Southern
.... What the poem leaves out, though, is the anguish and anger, ... Do you have
any particular audience in mind when you write, an ideal reader?
Sep 28, 2012 ... What if poets were invited to do other day jobs? .... He also imagines the ideal
day job for a poet: meteorology, since when those instruments ...
Apr 20, 2015 ... If hard work and getting your hands dirty is what gives you fodder for your ... Slide
Ranch in breathtaking Muir Beach, California might be the perfect fit. ... For more
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Jul 17, 2015 ... Last week in Bed-Stuy's Herbert von King Park, MFA Day Job talked with .... and
he was like, yeah, I finished a book of poems, and I was like, what? ...... it to the
stories of writers on this site – where we're faced with the perfect ...