"As you know, the glut of illiquid, insolvent, and troubled poems is clogging the literary arteries of the West. These debt-ridden poems threaten to infect other areas of the literary sector and ultimately to topple our culture industry."Whoever read this at the release of Best American Poetry 2008 was living dangerously! The thing is, it's funny because the discrepancy between the economy and poetry is so vast... but it's also vicious, because it's true!
And while I'm at it, here's a link to a relatively recent sbmail wherein StrongBad teaches you how to write love poems.
StrongBad wins extra points for using the word 'Meredithian'!