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|Refrain, another poem juxtaposing grackles and nightingales, the nightingale did |
torture, pack, and scratch the ear, ... to say invisible priest in response to
parodistic birds (when elsewhere one defines the poet as the priest of the
invisible), and ...
|Cultural criticism meets poetry memoir—a contemporary master reflects on a life dedicated to poetry.|
|... arising in the "Adagia" in the poet's ruminations on the sacramental |
suggestiveness of the sensible world seen by the intuitive eye: "The thing seen
becomes the thing unseen" (OP, 167); "The poet is the priest of the invisible" (OP,
|Like Hölderlin, he thought of the poet as "the priest of the invisible"; but unlike him|
, he would choose a wild word with sane care and give his poems wry titles to
make them self-ironical. Like Heidegger, he thought of poetry as a renovation of ...
|And because of Hölderlin he looked toward the poet's great explainer, the |
philosopher Martin Heidegger. ... Like Hölderlin, he thought of the poet as 'the
priest of the invisible'; but unlike him, he would choose a wild word with sane
care and ...
|In the creative night, where the poet's own voice should be allowed to resound |
after the grackles are gone, there is only ... The very name of the bird and its
sounds indicate the bird's lost song: the nightingale is an invisible priest whose
|Madness and Wisdom in Modern Poetry William Pratt ... believed art could |
compensate for the loss of religious belief, and he maintained that the role of the
artist had to become that of the priest, because "the poet is the priest of the
|(For they remember how H. G. Wells's The Invisible Man could be both smelt and |
touched though he could not be seen.) But no shrieks ... He adds that “the poet
does not yield to the priest,” because “poetic value is an intrinsic value.” That is ...
|... however, as it appears that neither she nor her father claimed to have even met |
the poet- priest (possibly a telling fact in ... and more significantly, asserted that
the poet-priest had acted as “Grand Chaplain” for the Invisible Empire through ...
|... we be sure that this is the case, that he is a true poet hearing voices, that he is |
being forced to write by "the invisible thing"? ... this kind of poem, a deliberately
obscure initiation into a final wisdom, in which the poet occupies the role of priest,