Not This Island Music
Author: Robert Kelly
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press (1987)
"I am concerned to examine in practice how through the composition of poems the organs of enlightenment begin to open, begin to work for the benefit of all. For the benefit of all, not just the talker, the poem shapes itself in syllables, breath patterns, deep metabolic rhythms it borrows from the writer—signal of what is personal (body) transcending itself into what is sharing, shared..."