When working in form, does that form take precedence over language?
Language itself is a form, as is poetry. The idea is that spectralism would enhance language, by flattening things like narrative.
The form of the word flattens the visual qualities of the letter. The form of the sentence gives to the word a particular quality -a context.
But like calligraphy returns independence to the visual qualities of the letter- the poem returns the word its objective magic
What was language again?
Delerium Tremens: An Ex/Interior Monologue - D: My hate is better than your hate. T: Well, I love your hate But I love mine more. D: It’s in the eye of the beholder. T: Poke out the eye of the beholde...
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