Sunday, November 13, 2011

The poem is a sort of energy

I think that the poem is a sort of energy that transforms and goes farther away from the writer. And the important thing is not if it's still the same poem, but if it still gives some of its energy to the reader, even if by then, it is rather distorted.

Tomas Transtromer, Swedish Poet, Nobel Prize for Literature, 2011

Notebook, 1989

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