Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
Friday, April 16, 2010
The Magical Day
Once in a while, you will have a magical day of work. You will be channeling the spirits of Thomas Campion and Charles Mingus. I had this happen one morning last week. All I had was a notebook, a fountain pen, and a xerox of Coolidge's lecture on Kerouac.