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Christopher Logue

Christopher Logue, CBE was an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival, and a pacifist.

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It seems to me that the contrast between adjacent syllables has lessened and the result is an over-reliance on enjambment. Now enjambment is a fine, intellectually strong aid, but like all such things it becomes tiresome and calls too much attention to itself.
Poetry cannot be defined, only experienced
Come to the edge. We might fall. Come to the edge. It's too high! Come to the edge! And they came, and he pushed, and they flew.
Poetry is not a silent art. The poem must perform, unaided, in its reader’s head.
Poetry is not a silent art. The poem must perform, unaided, in its reader's head. Educated readers give themselves a good performance. Educated listeners compare performance with text and with other performances. Good poets use the full resources of language.
And he who is forever talking about enemies / Is himself the enemy! β€” Β© Christopher Logue
And he who is forever talking about enemies / Is himself the enemy!
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