Reason on free verse - a fine rant and one I largely agree with. The free verse poems in the Atlantic are pompous and impenetrable.
We did haiku and e.e. cummings style poems at my junior high. What we did not do were sentence diagrams, which I did not get until I took German in high school. They proved pretty useful in my compiler class in college.
Who was my favorite student this term?
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