“I think poetry’s odds, at this point, are as good as those of any other human endeavour, maybe better.”
Articles by Ed Sugden
“I think my poems—say in Mean Free Path—are at their most personal when there is simultaneously a sense of the first-person as a node in a system (grammatical, economic, etc) and as a medium of lived experience. I am writing out of my experience most directly when I am writing about my difference from myself in time, which means what’s authentic about my voice has to be discontinuity as much as continuity, right?”
“Confronted with a dominant mode of expression, Lerner finds ways to revivify its language, finding an almost lyric beauty in words thought stripped of poetic currency – they radiate back into the world, stepping lightly as though new born.”
“What if cinema was a branch of metaphysics?”
Ed Sugden asks:
Where have time and space gone?