Alec Nevala-Lee

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Ezra Pound

Go in fear of abstractions. Don’t retell in mediocre verse what has already been done in good prose. Don’t think any intelligent person is going to be deceived when you try to shirk all the difficulties of the unspeakably difficult art of good prose by chopping your composition into line lengths…Use either no ornament or good ornament.

Ezra Pound, “A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste”

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April 28, 2016 at 7:30 am

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