Poet in New York

Jonas Mekas draws out the poetry in my own heart

Public domain.


Yesterday I dropped by the National Gallery of Art, where you have one week to get to the stupendous “The Life of Animals in Japanese Art” show. I had been, to my shame, turned off to the thing because of the goofy headlines in reviews I’d seen but not read — e.g. the Washington Post, “Cute puppies and octopus sex: A Japanese art exhibitio…

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