UD feels sure her beloved August Kleinzahler was mistranscribed here; but on the other hand there’s something head-scratchingly poetic about it.

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2 Responses to ““I also believe that poetry will survive the new information technology revolution because it’s more closely whetted to song and dance and the body and speech and the rhythms of speech and breathing.””

  1. adam Says:

    … wedded?

  2. Contingent Cassandra Says:

    Indeed. Also, as he points out, poetry is (or at least can be) compressed, and this is an age of compression and speed. Of course, even (especially) compressed poems reward re-reading and re-re-reading, and that may be harder to encourage. . . .

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