Friday, August 31, 2007

Next to nothing

"The tradition is a beauty which we preserve and not a set of fetters to bind us."
-- Ezra Pound

"Notes on my poems rather bewig their innocence."
-- Wallace Stevens

Form is "the psychology of the audience."
-- Kenneth Burke

"In the long run, surprise is worth next to nothing."
-- Kenneth Burke

"They don't know that things turn into different things."
-- Maddy (4.5 yrs. old)


Currently reading :
Works of Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns

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