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Archive for September, 2015
His stats feel legendary in sum but slightly distance us from the kind of player and man he was—a funny saint.
Unapologetic for being
this nearly full moon &
I weathering whatever.
A huge and weighty ontological chore
requiring at the very least omniscience.
To grasp The All–given all the ongoing
goings on–the flux–unending changes
–is impossible but this is our life. How
we are ever going to be. Without trying.
– Scott Watson
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To mark the publication of the writer’s new collection of poems, “I Must Be Living Twice,” we spoke to Eileen Myles about her decades-long journey from cult writer to feminist icon, sexism in publishing, and when she became cool.
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keeping in mind the words of the poet Pierre Joris, ". . . I make the arrogant claim that the poet is possibly the last, in Robert Kelly’s words, ‘scientist of the whole… to whom all data whatsoever are of use.’ . . . The prerogative of the poet is to steal directly whatever is of use, without needing to theoretically kowtow via analysis, explicatio, critical cloning or proof of pc allegiance."