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Depends on how one takes it, Schlanger. 
Modes of apprehension, maybe.
A raid on the inarticulate, as Eliot said. 

CR 



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That, CR, does not inure to Eliot's credit.

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On Aug 7, 2013, at 8:44 AM, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


Now wasn't Eliot's poetry the provenance of these experiments?
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>Experiment in Divination: Voice and Character
>by Rebecca Wolff
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>There is a curiosity that knows
>I know
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>deathless ceiling of unknowing
>I know
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>Querent,
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>Who I ask
>is changing
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>all the time
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>changing
>now changed.
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>How else is one to know
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>How is one to know how to proceed
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>the course of action
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>a non-reflective surface
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>a playing card on a wooden picnic table
>a knot of knowing on a node of playing
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>How is one to know
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>How else is one to know how to proceed
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>How is one to make the motion against
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>And there's forever
>and that's a mighty long time.
 
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>Copyright © 2013 by Rebecca Wolff. Used with permission of the author.   
>About This Poem 
>"This is one of a group or series of 'Experiments in Voice and Character'; it is either the first or the last, I haven't decided, but so far it is the only one that announces its thematic material in its title. The divinatory practice it concerns itself with is the reading of cards; it concerns itself with longing for an answer when we cannot have an answer, the intense longing that provokes a certainty that there is a way of knowing if only we had it. And then we do." 
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>--Rebecca Wolff 
>Most Recent Book by Wolff 
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>The King
>(W. W. Norton, 2010)
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>Rebecca Wolff's third collection of poems is The King (W. W. Norton, 2010). Wolff is the founder and editor of the journal Fence. She lives in Athens, New York.  
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