Basil Bunting - Quotes

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Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself. ---->>>

Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own. ---->>>

Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent? ---->>>

To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity. ---->>>

The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: March 3, 1900
Die: 06-21, 1985
Occupation: Poet

Basil Cheesman Bunting (1 March 1900 – 17 April 1985) was a significant British modernist poet whose reputation was established with the publication of Briggflatts in 1966. He had a lifelong interest in music that led him to emphasise the sonic qualities of poetry, particularly the importance of reading poetry aloud (wikipedia)