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There are more things that are dreamt of

I have been stirring things up lately (although I have a history of doing that) here in Phoenix, primarily concerning poetry.  I’ve been telling St. John’s College graduates outrageous things like Plato was a poet, and poetry is better than philosophy, and mostly ranting about Beauty in general.  But it reminded me of something that […]

Response to "Typical Anne"

I want to respond to Mr. Kane’s most recent post by posting something that has nothing to do with anything he said. Here are two quotes, by two dissimilar poets: John Donne and ee cummings. The quotes are about philosophy vs. poetry and wonder. “[T]he clarity of literal language satisfies the intellect by giving knowledge, […]