Archive for the ‘Mary Oliver’ Category

Only a heat so deeply and intelligently born can carry a new idea into the air

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
mysterious colors

The truly contemporary creative force is something that is built out of the past, but with a difference.

Most of what calls itself contemporary is built, whether it knows or not, out of a desire to be liked. It is created in imitation of what already exists and is already admired. There is, in other words, nothing new about it. To be…

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