Alec Nevala-Lee

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James Schuyler

I don’t do any “editing” as such. I used to show poems to Kenneth Koch and he would invariably say, “Jimmy, I like it very much, but have you thought about leaving off the last line?” It got to where this was the one thing he always said. So frequently I would chop off the last few lines to a poem and end it that way.

James Schuyler

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September 28, 2015 at 7:30 am

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