Writing poetry in lunchtime: Frank O’Hara

One way to find time to write poetry while working full-time, is to write in your lunch-hour.  Frank O'Hara did.  Even with a hangover. Some of his poems begin by noting the time (his lunch hour seems to have been 12 to 1 pm) and then he simply says what he's doing, eating, feeling and …

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Sales of a Poetry Pamphlet

Poets: if you manage to get a publisher to print your work in a pamphlet - how can you increase sales?  (And also - how many sales can you expect, in which ways?) Poet Fiona Moore had a "moderately successful" pamphlet of her work printed by poetry published Happenstance - and noted how many copies …