Idiom and Assimilation: Miles Davis & C.D. Wright

Apr 7 2012
Published by under Art, Poetry and Musings, Music
missing image John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, and Bill Evans, recording in 1958
If there is any particular affinity I have for poetry associated with the South, it is with idiom. I credit hill people and African Americans for keeping the language distinct. Poetry should repulse assimilation. Each poet’s task [continue reading]

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