No one reads or assigns Rousseau. Why?
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Is he just too RaDiCaL and subversive, did he write nonsense, or what?
Apparently, this guy is one of the most important figures in history, as he was the inspiring force behind Romanticism and the French/American revolutions, and yet he's always mentioned but no one reads his shit anymore.
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~~~~~~NEW STORY BY MIRA GONZALEZ AKA THE VOICE OF OUR GENERATION~~~~~~~
DAVID TEXTS ME AT MIDNIGHT
>"On my way to Emma's house, I try to recall what types of drugs I've consumed in the last 24 hours: Adderall, Xanax, weed, caffeine, Ambien, alcohol."
>"I stare out the window and feel exhaustion set in. The Adderall I took earlier is beginning to wear off."
>"I consider telling him about the drugs I consumed in the last few days, or how I hadn't slept very much"
>"David holds out his pack of cigarettes to offer me one. I put a cigarette in my mouth and he lights it for me. We smoke in silence."
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Let's talk verse lads.
Feel free to post your own poems in the thread, I might be in the mood to give feedback at some point, but keep in mind this isn't meant as a critique thread.
>Who are your favorite poets?
>Who got you into poetry?
>Least favorite poets?
>How long have you been reading poetry?
>How long have you been writing it?
>Have you published?
>Are you familiar with the technical side of poetry? ie form and structure, specific poetic devices, metre, etc
>If not, why not?
Was Whitman a homosexual? The answer is no, let's talk about it.