I guess it depends on the effect one wants to create,
but therein lies the opportunity for skill to do its work,
both skill in perception and execution. I doubt that
the random-throwing-of-paint technique would get much
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> While abrupt juxtapositions without accompanying label of their point
> are prominent in much 20th-c writing, it is well to keep in mind Pound's
> warning (paraphrased from memory) against any old rotten cabbage thrown
> on any fine silken couch. There is, for example, a certain
> tongue-in-cheek quality to Pound's lines in Canto VII --
> "Beer-bottle on the statue's pediment!
> "That, Fritz, is the era, today against the past,
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