février 2009

Image of an ephemeral world

Par |2017-04-04T06:58:22+01:00février 4th, 2009|Textes|

On a poster in the Métro: Estampes Japonaises: Images d'un monde éphémère (Japanese Prints: Images of an ephemeral world) But... There is no world that is not ephemeral. It's right here in the rumble of the trains, clanging back and forth and back, never arriving, neverending around and around, the snow in flurries, flakes one [...]

Perfect fit

Par |2015-10-02T14:38:58+01:00février 3rd, 2009|Textes|

A student asks me: You say we can talk about everything. Can we also talk about nothing? What is nothing? I reply. Reading Whitman these days, whose poetry Emerson called a combination of the Bhaghvad Gita and The New York Herald. A perfect fit for me. Whitman himself called it al fresco poetry, poetry written [...]

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