What was the anecdote by brendan behan when asked the difference between prose and poetry?
It was something about a man walking on a beach at a place that rhymes with bollocks. The last line says that the water came up to his knees. That was prose but if the tide was in it would be poetry.
A. Dickinson's poetry addresses many topics at once, whereas Whitman's poetry focuses on a single topic. B. Dickinson's poetry has a strict structure, whereas Whitman's poetry rejects structure. C. Dickinson's poetry is rambling, whereas Whitman's poetry is succinct. D. Dickinson's poetry is frivolous, whereas Whitman's poetry is serious.