Profitable Day for Rancid Rhyming
An auction showed that bad poetry can financially top popular contemporary fiction. While a rare set of Harry Potter books insribed by the author went for $12,000, a collection of 35 self-published poems by William Topaz McGonagall, who has the reputation of being the worst poet in the English language, sold for $15,600
, according to this story by the Associated Press.
Labels: books, poetry
April Is the Poetic Month
It's National Poetry Month and time for some poems. Knopf has a Poem a Day mailing list for Aprils - just head to here
. Or you could head to the year-round poetry mailings from Poems.com