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Sam Hammill, from Four Letters to Hayden Carruth

Pilate asks, “What is love?” For which I substituted friendship, which is love unburdened by erotic passion, but informed by love’s kindliness, if not by the inevitable necessities of dialectic argument. And so I begin again— “My dear friend,” I … Continue reading

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Prefix: Finding the Measure – Robert Kelly

Prefix: Finding the measure Finding the measure is finding the mantram, is finding the moon, as index of measure, is finding the moon’s source; if that source is Sun, finding the measure is finding the natural articulation of ideas. The … Continue reading

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Sam Hamill: Coming to This

Coming to This I empty myself of my hands my hands & what they touched they hold nothing anyway I empty myself of light I am blind as a cowbell tolling in the rain I drive out my voice & … Continue reading

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