[ilds] John Press and Durrell

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 22 20:49:37 PDT 2007


I said that Durrell may not have wanted readers to see too much into 
his poems.  You are saying something else.

:Michael


On Monday, July 23, 2007, at 04:20  am, william godshalk wrote:

> Like it or not, Durrell may not want readers seeing too much into his 
> poems. 
>
> :Michael
>
>
> If our boy did not wanted readers to understand his poems, why did he 
> write them?
>
> And if he did have reasons for writing them, why did he publish them 
> if he didn't want readers to know what he meant? The best way to keep 
> people from understanding what you are writing, is to keep your 
> writing from them.
>
> No, I think he wanted his reader -- the reader born to read him -- to 
> understand his images.
>
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