Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mnemosyne

A poem by Trumbull Stickney, American poet (1874 – 1904)

The Columbia Today at Flood Stage

Still Life with Wisteria

Poetry Will Not End

"La poesia non finira col mundo," (Poetry will not end with the world)

Love and Theft

What Bob Dylan and Aaron Copeland know:

“The modern concept of plagiarism as immoral and originality as an ideal emerged in Europe only in the 18th century, particularly with the Romantic movement, while in the previous centuries authors and artists were encouraged to “copy the masters as closely as possible” and avoid “unnecessary invention.”

–Wikipedia

Materials

quiet library
writing for hours and hours
musical silence

The Harvest

hmm, instant success.
a violinist wonders–
twenty years gone by