Month: March 1991

  • Poetry: Dissecting a Poem

    Poetry: Dissecting a Poem

    [This was published in the Spring of 1991 in the New Mexico English Journal.] The Poem,Sitting there, dead.The Poem,IT is no longer read.As it lies on the table, it makes no movement, it spreads no joy.I get the boring task of cutting it open and pulling out the guts.It doesn’t matter if a noun or…