ethical relationship

All good poetry depends on the ethical relation between imagination and the image. Images are not ornaments; they are truths.

—Eavan Boland, “A Kind of Scar,” Object Lessons: The Life of the Woman and the Poet in Our Time (W.W. Norton, 1996)

1 comment:

  1. I want you to think if you could distinguish between great and ordinary sayings, if you had no knowledge of authorship of it.

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