I’m a poet and not a researcher is something I said in a recent conversation with an editor. The editor thought I encompassed both. I balked at the idea, even though they meant it as a favorable observation, even though it was a perceptive recognition of my intellectual preoccupations, mixed materials, and impassioned methods.
-- Hai-Dang Phan on the Harriet Blog
#PoemResearch: Notes on Researching as a Poet