I think humor is a very serious thing. I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses so that I can more easily take him to something more.
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Prior to Wordsworth, humor was an essential part of poetry. I mean, they don't call them Shakespeare comedies for nothing.
Between the dark lakes where the dark rivers flowthere is no ferry waiting on the shore of rockand no man holding a long oar,ready to take your last coin.This is the real earth and the real water it contains.
When a writer becomes a reader of his or her own work, a lot can go wrong. It's like do-it-yourself dentistry.
In a while, one of us will go up to bedand the other one will follow.Then we will slip below the surface of the nightinto miles of water, drifting down and downto the dark, soundless bottomuntil the weight of dreams pulls us lower still.
If aught of oaten stop, or pastoral song, May hope, chaste Eve, to soothe thy modest ear.
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