Dzur and the cycle poem

Fri Oct 28 10:06:29 PDT 2005

On 10/27/05, Steven Brust <skzb at dreamcafe.com> wrote:
> There are many reasons I hate that poem and wish I'd never written it;
> you've just mentioned one.  "Dzur" is one syllable.  The only way to
> make that line work is with a beat, or a breath, *before* the beginning
> of the line, which is ugly.

I find the poem somewhat charming, the early effort of an emerging
author.  Its flaws are what endear it to me.  Perhaps I'm strange that
way, but I suspect I'm hardly unique.
johne cook - wisconsin, usa
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