First Person

Short Takes XXIV

13/9/16 My fiddling towards abandon I have agreed to give a talk later today at a Poetry Symposium on the subject of how and why I revise my work. I’m a little uneasy the topic distracts from any more useful matter that might be raised regarding my art, and that my revisions are not really the business of others. But here goes … 1. I revise poems, and sometimes I revisualise them. I change what I have said and I change what I have seen in a writing I have asked folk to trust aspires to art. Let me first…

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