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Poets Puke: Explaining Why My Work is Important

Posted by maria nazos on Saturday, April 4, 2020, In : Craft Essays 

Poets Puke: Explaining Why My Work is Important
During a mock job interview when I was asked, "Why is your research important?" I sat there, gaping like a carp. Then I reasoned that "research" means poetry. And then I rationalized that my poetry has to possess some importance, otherwise I wouldn't do it. But isn't it, the Midwestern half of me wondered, kind of pretentious to brag and to say that my work is important? Little Old Me, who nobody's heard of?

Then I realized that I needed to stop ...


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