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December 14, 2020

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If I were the "Don" of the book sector of the academic-military-industrial complex, I would call Prof. Ricks "a good earner." But, I'm not, I'm a poet and a big Bob Dylan fan.

With the exception of Tarantula, published against his wishes, Dylan doesn't publish whatever poems he writes; only songs. It is sad that his worst lyrics are better than so much poetry published today - so much of it dribbling out of the 800 poetry mills established at colleges in the USA, since Blood on the Tracks!

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