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the rebirth of a dormant idea

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My concern is ugliness
not the exploration of such for poetic purpose
nor the need for all poetry to be beautiful
but rather the objective of ugliness for its own sake
whether salacious, violent, abusive, degrading to spirit
exploitive, harmful, absolutely non-edifying
and sadly, as a bottom line, evil

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Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one’s soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.

[John Keats]

 

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE – I am Keats as you are

PRESS RELEASE: I am Keats as you are by GLENN PEIRSON; December 2010
Edited and compiled by Mary Peirson and Ellyn Peirson

 

I am Keats as you are: one man’s journey to final enlightenment.

In his immortal spirit, … as free
As the sky-searching lark, and as elate.
Minion of grandeur! think you he did wait? … [JK]

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