Classifying Your Poetry

In Acumen 50, p.89 David Perman writes that having studied a sample of recent magazines (280 poems) he found that These proportions are more to do with what editors choose than what poets write, and the classifications are arbitrary - he later writes that if there had been a geriatric section, it would have been overcrowded.

What would the breakdown be if you classified your poems? Mine is roughly

Note that as well as helping you discover the kind of poet you are, classifying your poems has other benefits
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Updated September 2004
Tim Love