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Li Pao meets the Imagist

Pound did not speak Mandarin nor did he read Chinese well. He saw the ideograms of the chinese literature as fitting into his aesthetic ideology of poetry and fascism. The fascist is aware of traditions and is a tribalist. The communist is not. Pound has been damned by all the woke, for he did support […]

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Lectionary

17 Sept 19

Many people find it hard to believe the story of Jonah and the whale. I find that less difficult than the entire city of Ninevah, including tis rulers, repenting. In three days. I know of nations that convert from paganism — the Fijians, the Samoans, the Tongans, the Maori — but that often came after […]