Thursday, January 20, 2011

bullshitting: part 2

this is a great interview between new york school greats, kenneth koch, and john ashbery. the nature of their back and forth feels very personal, and so, a little hard to penetrate what, if anything, is genuine. another good example of how the way a poet talks about their work is more interesting than their "real answers".

as john ashbery says in the interview: "the worse your art is, the easier it is to talk about. or at least, i'd like to think so."

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