The Inexhaustible Power of Words

Charles Wright is a wonderful writer and this video gives fascinating insight into his work as a poet and helps me further in finding the answer to the question I posed earlier this week in this post ; Do I Repeat Myself ?

“I used to think the power of words was inexhaustible, that how we said the world was how it was and how it would be.

I used to imagine that word-sway and word-thunder would silence the silence and all that, that words were the word, that language could lead us inexplicably to grace, as though it were geographical. 

I used to think these things when I was young.

I still do.”

How about you ????

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