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[Xmca-l] Re: What is the word



Reminiscent of Hopkins' "The leaden echo and the golden echo".

What is the vogue?  Why is it timely?

Best,
Huw

On 11 January 2016 at 23:18, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> In keeping with the recent vogue, I thought this poem by Samuel Beckett
> was of timely deliverance:
>
>
> WHAT IS THE WORD
>
> Samuel Beckett
>
> for Joe Chaikin
>
> folly -
> folly for to -
> for to -
> what is the word -
> folly from this -
> all this -
> folly from all this -
> given -
> folly given all this -
> seeing -
> folly seeing all this -
> this -
> what is the word -
> this this -
> this this here -
> all this this here -
> folly given all this -
> seeing -
> folly seeing all this this here -
> for to -
> what is the word -
> see -
> glimpse -
> seem to glimpse -
> need to seem to glimpse -
> folly for to need to seem to glimpse -
> what -
> what is the word -
> and where -
> folly for to need to seem to glimpse what where -
> where -
> what is the word -
> there -
> over there -
> away over there -
> afar -
> afar away over there -
> afaint -
> afaint afar away over there what -
> what -
> what is the word -
> seeing all this -
> all this this -
> all this this here -
> folly for to see what -
> glimpse -
> seem to glimpse -
> need to seem to glimpse -
> afaint afar away over there what -
> folly for to need to seem to glimpse afaint afar away over there what -
> what -
> what is the word -
>
> what is the word
>
>
> [from: Grand Street, Vol. 9, No. 2, Winter 1990, pp.17-18, N.Y., ISSN
> 0734-5496]
>