A different way to sell poetry

Yesterday, I found an article about a man who used to sell his poetry door-to-door and on street corners. He made his living this way for nine years, 1966 to 1975. The first 2 years were in Berkeley, California, where he sold door-to-door. The subsequent seven years were in New York City, where he vended on street corners.

I think this is a very interesting approach to the problem of being noticed as a writer. I don’t know, however, if this is a viable way to make a living today. What do you think? Could someone make a living this way today? Would it only work in a big city? Tell me in the comments.

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4 Comments

  1. Thanks so much for the blog.Thanks Again. Much obliged.

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  2. Burton Haynes

     /  November 19, 2011

    NICE

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  3. Joe

     /  November 20, 2011

    go figure

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  4. Brad

     /  November 20, 2011

    Interesting reading thanks,

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