Wednesday, March 9, 2011

New poetry phenomenon: The Humble Braggart!

Cult singer/songwriter Dan Bern once wrote the line: "It ain't bragging if it's true." [found in his song "Tiger Woods"]

And, yes it's an accepted way of life in poetry communities when poets want to share the news of the journals that have published them.

But, even if I didn't know the poet who wrote this (too well, unfortuately), I'd feel that I just entered someone's weird, humid universe of self-aggrandizement-and-self-confidence-bolstering:

1 comment:

  1. Yes!! And that infante doesn't really have much talent to brag about. Hehehe