Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Off Silliman's Blog

Ah, this caught my eye this morning ... on Ron Silliman's blog:

The argument Duncan wishes to make is this: poetry fails when it seeks only to include the rational.

I must say I like poems when they are untranslatable into prose. It's not exactly the same thing, but in the same ballpark - or footy field, as we'd say.

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