What is it for?

August 14, 2016 § Leave a comment

On Being Longlisted for the Raynes Park Poetry Prize

Getting up
And sitting down
At dawn

To write
Frozen
Poetry—

This
Is what
It’s for.

 

Nothing No. 5

February 1, 2015 § 2 Comments

I have nothing to say
and I am saying it       and that is

poetry.

from Lecture on nothing (1961) by John Cage (1912-1992)

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