CHRIS FREMANTLE

Reading

Posted in Texts by chrisfremantle on November 2, 2009

Nat Tate, An American Artist: 1928-1960 by William Boyd, 21 Publishing, 1998

Turtle Island by Gary Snyder, New Directions, 1974


aimless executions and slaughterings
are not the work of wolves and eagles

but the work of hysterical sheep

The Demonic must be devoured!
Self-serving must be
……………………. cut down
Anger must be
……………………. plowed back
Fearlessness, humor, detachment, is power

from SPEL AGAINST DEMONS

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Reading

Posted in Texts by chrisfremantle on July 22, 2009

Gary Snyder
Endless Streams and Mountains

This web site has the first section of this book length poem, and juxtaposes it with the visual work it refers to – very interesting to see the two together.  The poem is a deceptively simple description of the contents of the images.

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