Alec Nevala-Lee

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Quote of the Day

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E.E. Cummings

My theory of technique, if I have one, is very far from original; nor is it complicated. I can express it in fifteen words, by quoting The Eternal Question And Immortal Answer of burlesk, viz. “Would you hit a woman with a child?—No, I’d hit her with a brick.” Like the burlesk comedian, I am abnormally fond of that precision which creates movement.

E.E. Cummings

Written by nevalalee

July 16, 2014 at 7:30 am

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  1. One of my greatest loves. If I had a time machine …

    reneeisokay

    July 16, 2014 at 7:38 am

  2. One of my favorites, too…

    nevalalee

    July 22, 2014 at 8:43 pm


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