WS Merwin, Introduction to Second Four Books of Poems:
…poetry like speech itself is made out of paradox, contradiction, irresolvables … It uses comparision to speak of what cannot be compared. It cannot be conscripted even into the service of good intentions.
Ordinary Vices: Far from being an amoral free-for-all, liberalism is, in fact, extremely difficult and constraining, far too much so
Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the