"An idea no longer shrouded in mist, through wave or ether comes to me, like a star from high up in the skies, or a pearl from the bottom of the sea." - Victor Hugo (Les rayons et les ombres)
Look carefully - the whisky bottle is firmly closed! A good poet doesn't need drink or drugs whatever they tell you to the contrary. There are other much safer ways to expand the mind.
I have been back and had a careful look Gwil and am relieved to see you are right!Your line at the end reminded me of the Bob Dylan song 'it's not me Babe, it's not me you're lookin' for'
Pat's right there is a link there...just read report re. Maya Angelou saying the same thing as Seamus Heaney...we build on those poets before us! keep being a haikuholic!!!
Thanks Gerry. It's like you both say. I like the Raymond Pettibon quote. The man is a walking library. His pockets are invariably stuffed full of bits of paper torn from newspapers, books, whatever.
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