Friday, January 23, 2015


Observation of any kind is, like argument in prose, properly previous to the act of the poem, and, if allowed in, must be so juxtaposed, apposed, set in, that it does not, for an instant, sap the going energy of the content towards its form.

Charles Olson (From: Projective Verse, 1950)
(sent by Bert Bevers)

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