Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.

Robert Frost (1874-1963) American poet
Address at Milton Academy, Massachusetts (17 May 1935)

In a 1966 interview with Edward Lanthem, Frost restated the metaphor: "I'd as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down."
Added on 8-Jul-08 | Last updated 8-Jul-08
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