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The Doggerel Days

September 30, 1990

Fred Scifers' letter is the most brilliant commentary on today's so-called poetry since some fellow strung together a bunch of big words he found in a book on hymenoptera and thus won first prize in a nationwide "poetry" contest.

The average person cannot name any living poets or quote any lines from their works. Some, of course, still recall Robert Frost.

RUTH LORING

CALABASAS

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