Day: April 12, 1998

Jack Micheline

I never wanted to be a poet.
I just wanted to be a human being.
Anyone who wants to be a poet is out of his mind.
Either you are one or you are not.
Most poets are not poets.
To be a real artist is a unique and valuable
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Beat News: April 11 1998

1. Good news: Diane DiPrima is back in the spotlight! She’s kept a low profile for as long as I’ve known her name, and I’ve wondered if I’d ever have a chance to hear her do a reading in person. I still haven’t caught her myself, but I’ve heard glowing … Read the rest

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