[Milton-L] Fetishizing Greatness, was Re: Is Paradise Lost

jonnyangel junkopardner at comcast.net
Thu Apr 23 23:25:12 EDT 2009

Yeah, yeah...
and somewhere Bobby Fischer is saying "Check Mate. I'm a poet too."

Can't you just feel it,


On 4/23/09 10:30 PM, "James Rovira" <jamesrovira at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks much for the corrections, Jonny.  But did you scan the lines,
> read them aloud, allow yourself to -feel- them?  Trust me -- just try
> it.  And pay special attention to that last question in my previous
> post.  Breaking up the line really does make a difference:
> "Thus I do not
>           write
> 'f(a,b).a=b',
> but 'f(a,a)'
> (or
> 'f(b,b)');
> and not
> 'f(a,b).
>   ~a=b',
>       but
>          'f(a,b)')"
> Can't you just feel it, Jonny?  Every time -I- read it I'm moved to tears.
> Sincerely,
> Jim R
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 10:09 PM, jonnyangel <junkopardner at comcast.net> wrote:
>> "Poetry", contrary to what you may think, is not just "form" (I think you
>> mentioned form in an earlier post with regard to contemporary poetry).
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