Sunday, May 28, 2006

Expression, Tradition and the Individual Talent

Excerpt from "de Kooning, An American Master"

"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions, know what it means to want to escape from these things." - T.S. Eliot, Tradition and the Individual Talent

-PD

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

great quote