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 Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to... by John Barton at QuoteAbout.net
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- John Barton (born 1957) is a Canadian poet. Barton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1957 but was raised in Calgary. He studied at the University of...
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- His work was included in John Barton and Billeh Nickerson's 2007 anthology Seminal: The Anthology of Canada’s Gay Male Poets. Alberta Book Award for...
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Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect the privacy of the subject. If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem

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 The community of poets I belong to is not as close... by John Barton at QuoteAbout.net
Poets have to be sensitive to their audience, but it does not mean that they censor themselves. I realise my audience is diverse. Some will read with empathy and curiosity while others will take offense

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Reading should be a repeat performance

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Poetry is but another form of inquiry into the nature of phenomena, using with its own unique procedures and tools

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Some readers allow their prejudices to blind them. A good reader knows how to disregard inappropriate responses

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Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems

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 The experiment of the poem is mostly intuitive. I... by John Barton at QuoteAbout.net
The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality

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 The point of an experiment is not to arrive at a... by John Barton at QuoteAbout.net
We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future

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