The Alarming Spread of Poetry, by P.G. Wodehouse

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Vers libre is free verse, of course, and whether its impact has really been as deleterious to modern taste and morals has P.G. Wodehouse suggests in his 1916 essay, I’ll leave for others to judge. I myself write novels and short stories, and my collection of poetry hasn’t been grown appreciably over the past decade or so. And yet, I’m pretty sure one could effortlessly update this article to the 21st century simply by substituting “fan fiction e-book” for “poetry.” Try it – and see if I’m right.

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