Blech to the term "major poet," but if the shoe fits anyone it might be this guy.
Speaking of Chrissie Hynde--Debbie an Epic is a rock star poem is it not?
A wee discussion of what is so daunting about Ms. Robertson (once referred to as "the thinking woman's Anne Carson"), over at the Poetry Foundation.
Allen Ginsberg could do what Chrissie Hynde does, though I think rather less around the hips.
Cohen is the obvious exception, but let's not be obvious. Who else?
Eunoia? Bien sur.
Have you heard the Poetry Magazine podcast for the July/August issue? Kenny? Rock star.
And what's the difference between being a poet with bedhead, a poem with bedhead, and a poem that is a rock-out, anthem-like poem?
In other words, which poem is embedded in your psyche?