Minimalism AND functionalism

Jim Croft jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU
Tue Sep 5 15:28:53 CEST 2000

>This discussion brings to mind a debate between the mid 20th century
>American poets Robert Frost and Carl Sandberg. Frost argued that writing
>poetry in free verse was like playing tennis without a net. Sandberg
>countered that tennis would be a better game if there were no net to get in
>the way. As one might guess, I've always been inclined to agree with Frost...

He was the 'promises to keep, miles before sleep' guy  wasn't he?  He would
probably identify fairly strongly with the SDD list...


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