Great line about modulating self-expression

“When rhyme goes against character, out it should go.” –Sondheim, on his regret of I Feel Pretty‘s too-good internal rhymes in West Side Story.

Also on the topic of modulating self-expression, I’m happy when Louise Gluck is happy — sexy “At the Dance,” in Slate’s weekly poetry feature.

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