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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Girondo

Ambicionamos no plagiarnos ni a nosotros mismos, a ser siempre distintos, a renovarnos en cada poema, pero a medida que se acumulan y forman nuestra escueta o frondosa producci├│n, debemos reconocer que a lo largo de nuestra existencia hemos escrito un solo y ├║nico poema.


Our ambition is not to plagiarize even ourselves, to be always different, to renovate ourselves in every poem, but as our narrow and flowering production grows and accumulates, we must acknowledge that in our entire existence we've written one solitary poem.

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