on poetry

June 26, 2020

“Beware, my body and my soul, beware above all of crossing your arms and assuming the sterile attitude of the spectator, for life is not a spectacle, a sea of griefs is not a proscenium, and a man who wails is not a dancing bear.”
Aimé Césaire
(June 26, 1913 – April 17, 2008)

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quote from Notebook of a Return to the Native Land

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