Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Great Regulars: But [John] Fuller is only half joking

and the play-acting belies a desire to "reach into our thoughts" and "launch a brilliant era/of unarguable truth" before it is too late. Life is a performance; identity, a series of roles; a chair, a useful prop. And perhaps what is true of furniture is also true of form: poems, like chairs, may "have ideas" about how we should occupy them.The Philosopher King

from The Times Literary Supplement: Poem of the Week: "The Philosopher King"


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