"I like the longer lines. Re-reading some of Ron Silliman's, Alphabet, James Fenton's Out of Danger, and so many poems in Poetry they are exactly this: "...oceanic. They wash over you like waves, one after another, each of them full of shells and sand and fish and surfboards, sometimes pieces of wrecks and the bodies of sailors. The long line is more conclusive and inclusive than the partial, subdivided short line. If short lines are like quick pants, long lines resemble great, deep breathes...."