Jack Spicer, “Improvisations On A Sentence By Poe”… #2

Jack Spicer

Improvisations On A Sentence By Poe

“Indefiniteness is an element of the true music.”
The grand concord of what
Does not stoop to definition. The seagull
Alone on the pier cawing its head off
Over no fish, no other seagull,
No ocean. As absolutely devoid of meaning
As a French horn.
It is not even an orchestra. Concord
Alone on a pier. The grand concord of what
Does not stoop to definition. No fish
No other seagull, no ocean—the true
Music.

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~ by samofthetenthousandthings on April 4, 2013.

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