Alec Nevala-Lee

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Charles Olson

Let’s start from the smallest particle of all, the syllable. It is the king and pin of versification, what rules and holds together the lines, the larger forms, of a poem…Listening for the syllables must be so constant and so scrupulous, the exaction must be so complete, that the assurance of the ear is purchased at the highest—forty hours a day—price.

Charles Olson, “Projective Verse”

Written by nevalalee

July 26, 2016 at 7:30 am

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