Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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It is the poet who refuses to believe in time as a container, who rushes into the closed room of time, who plunges through the bay window and slashes a hand across the harp, even if what results is not music so much as a passionate desecration of a moment, which, like the photograph in its effort to fix us, excludes us from our own past. The poet is always the enemy of the photograph.

Tess Gallagher, “The Poem as Time Machine”

Written by nevalalee

July 26, 2018 at 7:30 am

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