Truth, also is the pursuit of it.
There are situations which cannot honorably be met by art.
At my father’s request I took up the study of law at the University of Zurich In 1863.
Things explain each other, not themselves.
I left for Petersburg in August, 1871 and stayed there until 1879.
The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism, etc. It seemed pointless to argue. We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
A discrete series is a series of terms each of which is empirically derived, each one of which is empirically true. And this is the reason for the fragmentary character of those poems.
The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty, of sincerity.