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

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Words and Music

In a dream or half-wakened state it was explained to me why the words could never match the music: melody was already its own poem.

I was on the receiving end of this, but of course I was the dreamer, so this is my idea.

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