Aug 11, 2010
If you're a regular here, please forgive my self-plagiarizing on the photos. Surely they are relevant.
As for text, here is Anis Shivani, positing at Huffington Post that 15 admired American authors are overrated. He’s hardly the first to try such a thing.
Anis Shivani: The 15 Most Overrated Contemporary American Writers (PHOTOS) - Thomas Pynchon, Books
Among Shivani's overrated writers is poet Sharon Olds. Here is a Sharon Olds poem that I find interesting in a number of ways.
Sex Without Love - Poem by Sharon Olds
After you've read both Shivani and Olds, please respond. Feel free to bring into the discussion Yeats’ poem “When You Are Old,” posted here on Monday: When You are Old- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More.
Yes, I feel as if I’m dangling bait, but I'm not sure what I expect to catch or what I think myself.