Mudcat Café message #4032580 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157878   Message #4032580
Posted By: Brian Peters
06-Feb-20 - 01:24 PM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
"The competitive incentives to "improve" your local song harvest by cheating were much like those of a Stalinist farm manager weighing spuds."

Wasn't a lot of it aesthetic? Poets believing they could improve on the raw material?