Category Archives: Quotations

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  Having finished with The Sad Phoenician we’ll be moving on, possibly to some Mennonite poets. Blue in Green by Miles Davis  to have green become blue. Or vice versa.

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Got ahead of u

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Vot Mutta Zaid 2

Shit my mother said Modernist Bread and Flying pancakes https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/tell-me-something-i-dont-know-2/e/49183268?autoplay=true Just the first 1:30 seconds, haven’t figured out how to cut clips.  

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Cover Poems (another Idea)

I think these two examples from my Jimmy Bang Blues Project explain it best. “Jimmy Bang’s Limbo Blues” covers a poem by Dorothy Parker and a song by King Biscuit Boy. This one is more recent, but reaches back to 1 Corinthians 13 1 – 3; and Marc Bolan of T.Rex fame. Jimmy’s Bang A […]

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Poetry Month in the Interlake (New Idea for)

INTERLAKE GRAIN OF SAND POETRY FESTIVAL APRIL 28 – 30 ….(next year country….) GIMLI, MANITOBA “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” from “Auguries of Innocence” by William Blake “Time flies like an […]

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“Exuberance is beauty.”

Quotations from Blake’s “Marriage of Heaven and Hell” “Exuberance is beauty.” “Energy is eternal delight.” “Damn braces; bless relaxes.” “Enough! Or too much.” “I asked;  ‘does a firm persuasion that a thing if so, make it so?’ “He replied: ‘all poets believe that it does,  and in ages of imagination this firm persuasion removed mountains; […]

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Ezra Pound’s summary of the new poetics 1913

“In the spring or early summer of 1912, ‘H.D’, Richard Aldington, and myself decided we were agreed upon the three principles following: (1) Direct treatment of the ‘thing’ whether subjective or objective. (2) To use absolutely no word that does not contribute to the presentation. (3) As regarding rhythm: to compose in the sequence of […]

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