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|Named Person:||Jeffrey Skinner|
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|Description:||xx, 184 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Protects talent. What is talent? ; The part that learns without effort ; Rigor, precision ; Unfairness ; Necessary selfishness ; Life and work ; The background check --
Finds the liminal place. The in-between ; Ignition ; Let's get lost ; A pathway to the gateway ; Meandering, description, music ; Not so hot, better, limit interference, endure ; Top ten poet complaints --
Makes use. Phil & company ; Crafty craft ; O, research ; The private eye ; Bobby the ape --
Discipline (self). Bad boat, bad boy ; The silence of the iambs ; The revisionarium ; The time clock --
Finds poetry companion. How far from the self ; A little help from my friends ; Ask Dr. Frankenpoem, your poetry companion --
Ambitious for the work. Ignores outer validation ; Ink runs from the corners of my mouth ; Things that, while possibly admirable, mean nothing for a career ; Things that may move your career forward ; Things that guarantee you will not have a career ; Smarts ; The pre M.F.A. save-your-time & money quiz --
Takes the long view. The long view ; The young ; Family guy.
|Other Titles:||Six point five practices of moderately successful poets
Six and a half practices of moderately successful poets
Practices of moderately successful poets