Friday, December 30, 2016

Becoming and Personality

Postmodern feeling has idealized regressive concerns by exalting the spirit over the arrangement of surfaces it animates. The aim was to overcome the dialectic of the one and the many, which has already marginalized our poetry, and to replace it with the diabolism of totality. Has the attempt been successful?

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Poetry is inextricably bound to politics. It is the function of a poem to extricate an emotion from the policy that governs it.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Melancholy converts necessity into contingency.

Friday, December 09, 2016

The image is easy. It is what can be can seen without strain and done without effort.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Appearances are not always illusions, nor surfaces always impenetrable.


An aphorism downplays what it overstates.

I don't know if that's true but I thought I should start with one. I need an outlet for aphorisms. This place is as good as any.