new old kid on the blog,
with an occasional
old or new poem written off
the old writer's block
Was that Shelley or just the "shell of him" they found? It matters a great deal to contemporary poetry...
Conrad,Another intriguing question. Let me hazard a tongue-in-cheek guess: As the "poetry wars" need every able-bodied man and women ready to sacrifice themselves and their art to whatever noble ideals are currently “in the air” so to speak, I would say the answer depends on just how shell(ey)-shocked “they” were. Watch out for the flak, my friend!
There's a curious reverse-Orphic double-take twist in "limb to limb", indeed a bit ominous... "in context" like they say.
Your pithy remark nailed this one head-on, o distant son of Pythia.