Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Lit Blogs, Po Blogs, & Martha Argerich

I should apologize to Rob Arnold for using the term "po" in the title of this post. That said, his comment on this post about lit blogs is both insightful and sad. It is true that more people are directly affected by, and concerned with politics than poetry, and the fact that political blogs outnumber poetry blogs and lit blogs in general (right?) kind of makes comparisons of quality a moot point. Still, there aren't plenty of hard-working poetry bloggers out there doing good work--Ron Silliman and Amy King (current poet laureate of the blogosphere) come to my mind from my limited experience--so dig around. The poets are out there.

I love Martha Argerich, and in case you're wondering why:

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