Ah, sorry, Chris
what I meant was that not all of us can construct 'made books,' or work as well with scientists etc, as Bök, or actually do visual stuff (although I try to photograph some stuff, but I'm not myself into then printing a poem on a photo, say.
So, I admire such collaborations, & would in a heartbeat try some could I but find an artist to work with, but also feel that many of us may only enter into this game after some other researchers have done the early work.
Absolutely in favour of such research, but suspect a minority of artists actually do the early work...
On the other hand, some of our most famous poets long ago worked with visual artists, so that in itself is not new. The media now utilized can be...
On 2012-03-28, at 9:58 PM, Chris Jones wrote:
> On 29/03/12 02:01, Douglas Barbour wrote:
>> And much more. Yes, interesting, but only for a few
> I am thinking this is far more then a few. Unless you are with this connection between poetry and visual arts... you are not here....
> Of course, this is a critique of presentism. Of course, of course.......
> This now time of lyric, to which narrative is (not) outside as if some stranger. But the idea of alien to narrative and lyric seems to continue. This is interesting, always. Especially the attack on presentism as an attack on the vital.
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Just a late night pilgrim
Looking for redemption in the underground.
Lord, won't you help a late night pilgrim
When the morning comes around.