Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Timeline. (via Miekal)

"It seems to me that the modern public prefers its poetry sung.

That doesn't surprise me, anymore than that they also prefer movies in color with sound, to silent ones in black and white.

I myself like silent movies on their own merits, but I have no illusions that there are going to be great artists practicing this medium ever again.

In the light of this argument (to which I can find no answer) the squabbles over verse or free verse seem rather petty." --Ernst Kipling in Eratosphere

Meanwhile, in Najaf...

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