Or generative or gives birth to or procreative of or pregnant with.  Poor Eliot
and Pound with their birthing envy.

Date sent:              Mon, 7 Apr 2003 18:57:47 -0700
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It's seminal to the growth of language.


Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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In a message dated 4/7/03 9:43:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
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Grammar is central to any genuine poetics because it is a constant cue to
relations of words and phrases.   And in poetry it is fundamental to see
nuanced relations.  Sorry, but I think only amateurs think otherwise

My God, absolutely.  Nancy is right -- too bad so damn many poets are
amateurs. Michael