Meter Matters: Better No Seuss Than Faux Seuss

The “new” Seuss book (due out tomorrow) is attracting a lot of notice — some of it, unfortunately, in verse.  It is possible to write great ersatz Seuss.  But it’s not easy. For faux Seuss, you must know Seuss.  It helps, too, if you’re a poet. Michiko Kakutani’s metrical mess offers an excellent caution to…