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Leo Said

you've gotta
write clearer
so you can
be read
when you're
dead

Credit


Copyright © 2012 by Eileen Myles. Used with permission of the author.

Author


Eileen Myles

Dennis Cooper describes Myles as "one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature." Holland Cotter names Myles as "a cult figure to a generation of post-punk female writer-performers."

Date Published: 2012-06-13

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/leo-said