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First Known When Lost: Life As A Work Of Art, Part Four: “Heroes Of The Sub-Plot”

” . . . be we hero or heroine (in our own minds), somebody like Keats brings us back to earth:  “Call the world if you please ‘The vale of Soul-making’. Then you will find out the use of the world.”  The Chinese T’ang Dynasty poets and the Japanese haiku poets possessed this knowledge (via Taoism and Buddhism) several centuries before Keats.  (Which is not to fault Keats: these messages are timeless, but it seems that we have to discover them for ourselves.)

Journeying through the world, —
To and fro, to and fro,
Harrowing the small field.

Basho (translated by R. H. Blyth), in R. H. Blyth, Haiku, Volume 4: Autumn-Winter (Hokuseido 1952).

Source: First Known When Lost: Life As A Work Of Art, Part Four: “Heroes Of The Sub-Plot”

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QUESTIONS FOR POETS, text by Anne Boyer | Aesthetic Education at MUTE

~ Cecilia Vicuna

QUESTIONS FOR POETS, text by Anne Boyer | Aesthetic Education Expanded Newly At MUTE.

▶ Mary Oliver reads from Blue Horses by brainpicker

▶ Mary Oliver reads from Blue Horses by brainpicker.

Three Black Queer Women Documentaries You Can Watch or Preview For Free | ELIXHER

Three Black Queer Women Documentaries You Can Watch or Preview For Free | ELIXHER.

Interview: Dan Beachy-Quick on Keats, the Agonal, and the Sublime | The Arcadia Project

Interview: Dan Beachy-Quick on Keats, the Agonal, and the Sublime | The Arcadia Project.