Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good 1. Poetry – My friend Xuebin, who also writes poetry, and I were joking around last year at roughly this time about how difficult it is to write poetry when things are going well. He would ask me, “Have you written any good poetry lately?” I would say no, that things were going too well. We lamented the… (more…)