Another Simple Desultory Philippic*

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  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison October 9, 2009 at 10:15 pm .

    "None of the difficulty…" A rich idea. All of us struggle, which is what a "practice" is about—managing the struggle—and certainly one test for me at least of any work of art is the sense of how difficult the artist's struggle was, how intense the practice that produced the art, I mean. Unless we know the poet we can't really say how intense the struggle is, of

  2. J.H. Stotts
    J.H. Stotts October 9, 2009 at 5:31 am .

    poetry is a logics toward a justification of life. <br />the odd thing about this attempt to be un-original, un-creative–what they do in claiming that they are doing away the w/bourgeois notions of the self that lyric poetry depends on, is that there&#39;s nothing left in a flarf poem but a pathetic plea for attention. no poem, just the poet, just his transparent desire for recognition, and

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