Originally Posted by Poochigian Aaron
I do not believe quality and beauty in poetry (and in general) are nearly as "subjective" as is now almost universally assumed.
You may be correct Aaron, but I did find it interesting that Gail White (who knows a thing or two about sonnets) thought that this year's finalists were some of the strongest that she's read in a long time in a Bake-off. Whereas Tim Murphy and others thought this year's finalists were overall weak. As I believe you said in a post, a different DG would have picked ten different sonnets. In any case, thank you for your fine work on this contest and for your good nature.
C'est la vie,