American poet, critic, and anthologist
WORDS ABOUT WORDS
When poets stopped telling stories, they not only lost a substantial portion of their audience; they also considerably narrowed the imaginative possibilities of their art. As long as there have been poets, those poets told stories.
Dana Gioia, American poet, critic, and anthologist, Paradigms Lost, 1995
Posted on October 2, 1999 at 8:28 AM