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...the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life...

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Bill Knott

This hits close to home, given my weaknesses as a writer, yet I'm grateful for it: “Lyricism is the elaboration of a moment’s cowardice.”

Too bad I had to discover it on such an occasion.

A story I love about the man is here. Some nice tributes, with poems, can be found here, here, and here.

A poem from The Quicken Tree that's been on my office door for years:






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