You Old Romantic, Me

by Kieran Healy on February 13, 2004

Until this afternoon, a “Google search”: for the phrase “‘Valentine Poem'”: promptly returned “this elegaic masterpiece”: high on the first page of results. (I know this because its been the most popular search referrer to my “website”: for each of the past ten days.) Written last year by one of the leading poetic talents of his generation, I think it’s a lot better than the crap that appears to have displaced it — but whoever said “democracy”: makes the best choices?