Friday, January 09, 2009

The Golden Dot

"Poetry is more than portraiting the poet; though there be no one like you or me in life, each of us select and unique like a fingerprint, are nonetheless a common lot. Language binds us; emotions emit from likewise two stimuli. Nobody's too far apart--" --Gregory Corso from An Accidental Autobiography, ed. by Bill Morgan

2 comments:

alexis orgera said...

I was just thinking about that very same notion--and how it prevents one from taking oneself to seriously.

Matt said...

Yeah, and "Paradoxically, one always arrives at the universal via the personal."--Robert Motherwell