15. Pæan and Deliverance
from antelucan darkness
the closing of a prison
rising in the runic night
to fix in space and time a rune
in this impossible wood
not to be devoured by sleep
"And madness is a storm like any other. It passes." --Lithium for Medea
Quoth Peter DeVries: ""My secret ambition is to sell a million copies of every book, and then also have a small, select cult of aficionados who look down on my mass audience."
"3,000 years after this most sacred symbol of western democracy was built by slaves, prisoners and others denied citizenship (also known as ἰδιώτης, idiōtēs in Greek, the origin of our term “idiot”), we are, it seems, still searching for ways to realize the monumental dream of democracy."
"The St. Paul-based publisher is publishing 100,000 copies of Alexander’s inaugural poem, by far the biggest print run in its 35-year history."
Not to be missed. (fixed now)