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Apollo Musagete, Poetry, And The Leader Of The Muses Analysis



Author: poem of Delmore Schwartz Type: poem Views: 3

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Nothing is given which is not taken.

Little or nothing is taken which is not freely desired,
       freely, truly and fully.

"You would not seek me if you had not found me": this is
       true of all that is supremely desired and admired...

"An enigma is an animal," said the hurried, harried
        schoolboy:

And a horse divided against itself cannot stand;

And a moron is a man who believes in having too many
       wives: what harm is there in that?

O the endless fecundity of poetry is equaled
By its endless inexhaustible freshness, as in the discovery
        of America and of poetry.

Hence it is clear that the truth is not strait and narrow but infinite:
All roads lead to Rome and to poetry
        and to poem, sweet poem
       and from, away and towards are the same typography.

Hence the poet must be, in a way, stupid and naive and a
       little child;

Unless ye be as a little child ye cannot enter the kingdom
        of poetry.

Hence the poet must be able to become a tiger like Blake; a
       carousel like Rilke.

Hence he must be all things to be free, for all impersonations
a doormat and a monument
to all situations possible or actual
The cuckold, the cuckoo, the conqueror, and the coxcomb.

It is to him in the zoo that the zoo cries out and the hyena:
"Hello, take off your hat, king of the beasts, and be seated,
Mr. Bones."

And hence the poet must seek to be essentially anonymous.
He must die a little death each morning.
He must swallow his toad and study his vomit
as Baudelaire studied la charogne of Jeanne Duval.

The poet must be or become both Keats and Renoir and
Keats as Renoir.
Mozart as Figaro and Edgar Allan Poe as Ophelia, stoned
out of her mind
drowning in the river called forever river and ever...

Keats as Mimi, Camille, and an aging gourmet.
He must also refuse the favors of the unattainable lady
(As Baudelaire refused Madame Sabatier when the fair
blonde summoned him,

For Jeanne Duval was enough and more than enough,
although she cuckolded him
With errand boys, servants, waiters; reality was Jeanne Duval.
Had he permitted Madame Sabatier to teach the poet a greater whiteness,
His devotion and conception of the divinity of Beauty
would have suffered an absolute diminution.)

The poet must be both Casanova and St. Anthony,

He must be Adonis, Nero, Hippolytus, Heathcliff, and
Phaedre,
Genghis Kahn, Genghis Cohen, and Gordon Martini
Dandy Ghandi and St. Francis,

Professor Tenure, and Dizzy the dean and Disraeli of Death.

He would have worn the horns of existence upon his head,
He would have perceived them regarding the looking-glass,
He would have needed them the way a moose needs a hatrack;
Above his heavy head and in his loaded eyes, black and scorched,
He would have seen the meaning of the hat-rack, above the glass
Looking in the dark foyer.

For the poet must become nothing but poetry,
He must be nothing but a poem when he is writing
Until he is absent-minded as the dead are
Forgetful as the nymphs of Lethe and a lobotomy...
("the fat weed that rots on Lethe wharf").

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This looks great James! The pictures rlaley bring the contrast of home versus the long months of winter to the forefront. Looking at the second picture and seeing your words, I actually begin to feel cold and then moving onto the third picture, there's instant warmth and then comfort as you speak of home. Thanks for sharing your visual poetry story.

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I've been reading a lot of short srteios lately, though I'm pretty sure no one would label them "great"? There have been some very good ones by science fiction writer Harry Harrison, in his collection 50 IN 50, I'm enjoying Father Brown srteios in THE COMPLETE FATHER BROWN and some marvelous pulp stores from Black Mask in THE BLACK LIZARD BOOK OF BLACK MASK STORIES.

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