Poetry supporters and Stanza offendersPaul, · Categories: General, literature
Rus of Poetry and Poets in Rags tells us that two papers other than News and Observer do a great job of publishing poetry — the Oregonian and the Washington Post — but they also screw up the lines and stanzas in their online versions.
Here’s May Swenson’s, after David Biespiel discusses it [ in the Oregonian]
For doubles-spacing, the Washington Post does it all the time. Here’s Pinsky discussing O’Hara last month
Same poem with stanza breaks [at Book of Joe].
And here’s a poem by Dorianne Laux turned into a prose poem by the Oregonian.