Poets are more likely to die young that any other type of writer. From Kaufman (2003). Received a lot of publicity in media in April, May, 2004. Also associated with the Sylvia Plath Effect.
Among the reasons for the cost of the muse is the fact that poets peak earlier.
by pandora June 14, 2004
From Kaufman's (2003) study that showed that poets are more likely to die young than any other kind of writer, regardless of culture or gender.
The cost of the muse takes its toll on poets everywhere.
by magenta1 June 03, 2004