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Cosmic Quote #82

“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.”–Edith Sitwell

Unfortunately, there are all too many willing and able, not to plead stupidity, but to flat out flaunt it.  

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The poet accomplishes his design instinctively, but at the same time with knowledge. In him, knowledge has become instinct, and during the conception of the poem, knowledge works in him as if it were nature alone.

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Renishaw Hall is part of new Literary Trail

The Historic Houses Association – the HHA – has launched a new Literary Trail for 2017, which features Renishaw Hall and Gardens, home to the famous literary trio; Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. 398 more words


Poetry Archive

The project is to design a poetry archive to house Edith Sitwell’s collection of work. The building is proposed to metaphorically interpret Edith Sitwell’s work and life though the spatial atmosphere. 179 more words

Architectural Projects

Dailies 2/11/17: a long marriage, a fable, a fair, & the torching of an orchard

Orchard – Susan Millar DuMars 

I torched our orchard last night.
The first flames were feathers
fallen from some bright,
fabled bird.

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Quote for Today: Edith Sitwell

Rhythm is one of the principal translators between dream and reality. Rhythm might be described as, to the world of sound, what light is to the world of sight. 17 more words

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Daniel Radcliffe, Sitwell & Oxxxymiron

I am not a natural rap fan, but I am always impressed by people who do it with intelligence. Words are words after all and there is a history of rap arguably as old as the G&S nightmare song in Iolanthe, but certainly going back to Edith Sitwell and William Walton’s “Façade”, a series of sound poems or Klangdichtung. 445 more words

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