Alec Nevala-Lee

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The poet accomplishes his design instinctively, but at the same time with knowledge. In him, knowledge has become instinct, and during the conception of the poem, knowledge works in him as if it were nature alone. When the work is almost completed, when the inspiration has pronounced its will, then, and only then, does the knowledge become conscious knowledge once again.

Edith Sitwell, A Poet’s Notebook

Written by nevalalee

March 13, 2017 at 7:30 am

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