Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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The Cherry Picture by Kurt Schwitters

The elements of poetry are letters, syllables, words, sentences. Poetry arises from the playing off of these elements against each other. Meaning is only essential if it is to be used as one such factor. I play off sense against nonsense. I prefer nonsense, but that is a purely personal matter. I pity nonsense, because until now it has been so neglected in the making of art, and that’s why I love it.

Kurt Schwitters, in the magazine Merz

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May 13, 2016 at 7:30 am

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  1. The great quote of the day made my morning sweetest.

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    June 23, 2016 at 3:38 am


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