February 06, 2007

Ars Poetica

‘Statements of fact are not funny’
wrote John Burnet, and
‘Thoughts that are wholly unreasonable
do not admit of artistic expression.’

This was in 1914
and with regard to Greek philosophy
but neither circumstance
entirely accounts for such errors.

—Alan Halsey

Posted by dwaber at February 6, 2007 05:53 PM