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Poetic Thinking 2016 | June 16, 2019

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Salcedo and Celan: softened eyes, attention and sensitivities

February 18, 2016 | 1

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/article/250328

I attach this link thinking of our discussion most generally yesterday. The article written by Cathy Park Hong is called ‘Against Witness.’ It puts the visual artist, Doris Salcedo, and the poet, Paul Celan, into an explicit dialogue. Regarding … Read More

The birth of the overman: a sonnet

February 11, 2016 | 3

 

 

 

 

 

how could you wish to become new unless you had first become ashes!         — Zarathustra

This is the life that should not be for you. Though you did everything … Read More

Writing Pain

January 27, 2016 | 1

Reading an excerpt of Thus Spoke Zarathustra this week was a little puzzling, and frustrating for me. Maybe I just can’t escape what I’ve heard (See Bloom’s take: “the apology of a failed poet who could not acknowledge his failure” (228)), and … Read More