"whatever you have to say,
— Charles Olson, These Days
leave the roots on,
let them dangle
And the dirt
Just to make clear where they come from ~"
"An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates."— Thomas Mann (via writingquotes)
"When shall that true poet arise who, disdaining the trivialities of text, shall give the world a book of verse consisting entirely of margin?"— Kenneth Grahame (via invisiblestories)
White Noise, Kristen Mueller (2011)
After finding a partly marked-up copy of Don DeLillo’s “White Noise” in the Leipzig Universitätsbibliothek in 2011, I erased all but the words a stranger deemed noteworthy.