Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Things that count …

… Clive James on Dying, Poetry, and the Wonders of the English Language | Literary Hub. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

For me the essay and the poem are very close together. They are continuants of each other. They are two versions of the one thing. And I like those poems best which have an essay content. And I like those essays best which have a poetic content. I don’t think the two things are necessarily separated at all.

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