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IN CREATING THE INEFFABLE

                     POETRY TIME LINE OF CALIFORNIA
                        he presented it as most effable,
                         and in the loop and trajectory
                       of the unknown, but now known,
                         history of the work he became
                                    at one with
                             the work. (The POEIN)

                           -- Did Goethe create Faust
                                 or vice versa? --

                 Loving all poesy from L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
                           to dangling American foot
                             he uncovered the root                              Michael McClure

                             of unpremeditated wit
                            AND IN THE PASTURES                                   on Jack Foley
                           flowered by their strophes,                                  (2012)
                          he sings forth with his better                       BEGINNING WITH
                                       half,                                      LINES BY THE
                                    THE LADY
                                         A                                               POET
                                         D
                                         E                                      for JACK FOLEY
                                         L
                                         L
                                         E
                                         :

                    Shepherd and shepherdess of vocable
                                     and volta
                                with joyful tongue

                            and breeze-stroked lyra.



                       “Thus are things decreed by fate.
                           Esti gar eimarmena pantos…”

                                                      Manannan mac Lir
                                                   (Michael McClure)
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