Month: January 2017

The Long-Form Vispo

poetry / vispo

The modernist long poem has had a long and proud history (see Ezra Pound, Louis Zukofsky, et al.).  It is seen, mostly, as an oddity—and an easily dismissed oddity at that. Poems are supposed to be short; this is the common perception.  In our contemporary world, with attention spans so attenuated, the long poem seems like an even stranger form of artistic expression in an electronic milieu obsessed with convenience and simplicity.  There is no […]