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February

But the far street
Ends only meet 
 
The russet, indigo
Firs, backs of hills
 
And no water
So begins the search
 
For tide
In air; frustrated
 
With words, what’s
Come so far: lifeless
 

Alexander Booth

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Contrasting Views

"Literalism is a feature of boorish translators." Cicero "The clumsiest literal translation is a thousand times more useful than the prettiest paraphrase." Nabokov

The Faerie Queene

"John Ashbery said reading the Faerie Queene was like reading an endless beautiful comic strip." Kenneth Koch

Sigmund Freud

"Everywhere I go, I find a poet has been there before me."

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