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Trying to Build a Poetics pt. 2 [US]:
Five things I’d like to see vanish from all poetry and poetics discussions:

• The School of Quietude vs. the Avant-Garde (as well as all of the various permutations of this dichotomy--it's so tired)
• Billy Collins (such an easy target; I’m starting to think that people who haven’t even read his work diss him simply to appear cool)
• Irony and/or Indeterminacy (ugh)
• Marxism (sorry, but I find Marxist poetics as both irrelevant and myopic in our current aesthetic and political climate—and if you want to know more about my position on the subject, just ask)
And the fifth item is...
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