Review: Charles Simic, What is a prose poem?

Poet Charles Simic suspects that there is no answer to the question, What is a prose poem?—by design.

Prose poetry: that illegitimate child of prose and poetry rarely acknowledged by its parents, its practitioners either unknown or having a brief notoriety, only to fade out of sight as if they never existed. Though their kind of writing has been around f…

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