J.C Hallman, "The Hospital for Bad Poets"

A bad poet gets treated by the bad poetry EMS.

(from The Hospital for Bad Poets)

This is the title track from Hallman’s upcoming collection. It’s a story, I guess. But I think it would work better as some kind of really out-there late-in-the-show SNL sketch. Which is not to say it’s, like, really funny (or not funny — oh 12:45 SNL). It’s just all premise, and it sticks around a few pages past its welcome.
Man, I haven’t read a story in a while. I’m still embroiled in the increasingly infinite-seeming Infinite Jest.

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