On the evolution of the poet

What of the poet type,
at first in frills
and then unwashed,
a symptom of systems
he understood more of
in the 18th century
than in this one?
How theory cramps
philosophy, how
deleterious Greek
choruses, that old
swamp of dead ideas
we revive galvanized
and twitching!

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~ by Jeremy on June 12, 2013.

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