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Kenneth Rexroth ( 1905 - 1982)
World outside the Window: The Selected Essays of Kenneth Rexroth
By Kenneth Rexroth; Bradford Morrow
The Poet As Translator

When discussing the poet as translator, from time immemorial it has been the custom to start out by quoting Dryden. I shan't, but I will try to illustrate Dryden's main, thesis--that the translation of poetry into poetry is an act of sympathy--the identification of another person with oneself, the transference of his utterance to one's own utterance. The ideal translator, as we all know well, is not engaged in matching the words of a text with the words of his own language. He is hardly even a proxy, but rather an all-out advocate. His job is one of the most extreme examples of special pleading. So the prime criterion of successful poetic translation is assimilability. Does it get across to the jury?

Yo ! Happy All Saints Day after crazy night, okay?

Nov. 1st is set to be the day of our publication for November, remember: We Are
Better Than Starbucks !

21 Oct 2016 (updated 21 Oct 2016 at 17:38 UTC) »

“Auguries of Innocence.”
William Blake (1757-1827):

To see a world in a grain of sand
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
And eternity in an hour.

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Cherney's work let you feel that you are the one doing the flying ...

I dunno. Am I flying face down or up?

glad to see lkcl's crowdsourcing reached its goal to raise $150,000 ... still 11 hrs left ... you can still put your name next to 2130 backers for our good earth!

dear all, good news from daily vanity fair. I am connected with Evan McMullin, the independent presidential candidate apart from Donald and Hillary 2016 run. This is msg I sent to him:

" following:Sir, Just wish to offer my sincere gratitude for your commitment to call for resonsible citizenship to resist letting Donald Trump to occupy any public office where he really has no temperament nor sincerity to serve... -"


citizen of U.S.A.

Happy belated birthday congratulation to our president Obama. and our VP's twitter was as cute as my 5 years old's classic craft ... hope his talk for Syria peace deal is effective. have a nice day, everyone!

what's with the Coup in Turkey? Do ya think Obama/Clinton know about it as it unfolding under their nose?

This is so very interesting a job ! alas, I am not good enough with Java ...

April fool's day. How many times have I been fooled by my own folly?

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