Re: Where have all the good poets/writers gone

I disagree. I think there is still plenty of good stuff out there. You only have to weed through a lot of garbage to find it. Also, there is much more variety than there ever was. Although, I do agree that a lot of people decide to write books because they think they should, or they see that they can and that doesn't necessarily make them writers. Being a writer is like a calling. You either are or you aren't, and if you aren't then you have no business doing it.

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