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A Poet Laureate's Royal Call: Dreamy Ode to Ridiculed Love [UK]:
Mr. Raine said, though, that he sympathized with the laureate's enforced inoffensiveness. "Good taste is the enemy of literature," he wrote, imagining what might happen if Mr. Motion could let reality, rather than discretion, be his guiding force.

Referring to two of the many royal scandals that seem to cry out for comment by an anti-laureate, Mr. Raine wrote: "It isn't that I'd like laureate poems entitled, 'On the Occasion of James Hewitt Visiting Princess Diana for the Purpose of Consolation,' or 'Imagine Being a Tampax: Intimate Thoughts on the Mobile Phone.'

"Well, maybe I would."
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