Tag Archives: Walt Whitman

Out of the Shadows with Maldoror

Parle, et, puisque, d’après tes vœux les plus chers, l’on ne souffrirait pas, dis en quoi consisterait alors la vertu, idéal que chacun s’efforce d’atteindre, si ta langue est faite comme celle des autres hommes. —Lautréamont, Les Chants de Maldoror … Continue reading

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My 10 favorite American poets

Anthony Braxton, one of my favorite living jazz musicians, said in a recent interview that You have to be honest about who you are, and the men and women who’ve influenced you. Part of learning from someone is to acknowledge … Continue reading

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Whitman and Me

I do not press my fingers across my mouth -Walt Whitman, Song of Myself #24 In this reading of section 24 of Whitman’s Song of Myself, I found the lines: Unscrew the locks from the doors! Unscrew the doors themselves … Continue reading

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