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Often I think writing is a sheer paring away of oneself leaving always something thinner, barer, more meager.
The personality of the artist, at first a cry or a cadence or a mood and then a fluid, and lambent narrative, finally refines itse ...
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of exi ...
The artist, like the God of creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existen ...
And the sun and the stove and the mice and the gnawed paper
Made up the days and nights when I missed supper,
...
Let a man take time enough for the most trivial deed, though it be but the paring of his nails.
There are portraits and still-lifes
And the first, because 'human'
Does not excel the second,
The cool blade
Severs between coolness, apple-rind
Compelling a recognition.
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