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Wallace Stevens (Revised)

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) These are quotes and verses from another dead white guy who had a classical Western oriented education. I doubt he is looked at anymore and that makes this a much poorer world. Can you equal any of … Continue reading

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somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond by E.E. Cummings

Beautiful poem by Cummings. More straightforward than the last poem of his that I read. (internal link) Upon first reading it reminded me immediately of Rilke (one of many internal links) and the Chinese and Japanese poetry that Kenneth Rexroth … Continue reading

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Japanese and Chinese Poetry Brought Alive by Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth was an unparalleled translater of Japanese and Chinese poetry. Even though I don’t speak either language, it is intuitively clear that Rexroth echoed the original poet in every way. From One Hundred Poems from the Japanese I sit … Continue reading

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