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Friday, November 27, 2009

Pierre Joris on Robert Creeley


QUOTE:

From the real of experience through the real of language to the real of your experience of the poem. In that equation the poet is in the middle, in medias res, the mediator, responsible for and to language. As he [Creeley] said: “I believe in a poetry determined by the language of which it is made. I look to words, and nothing else, for my own redemption.”


Read the entire chapter at http://www.sibila.com.br/index.php/sibila-english/888-one-had-the-company-on-creeley

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