As a friendly one. I would still like to write concrete poems, but I can only do it sometimes.
People have always found me challenging - I don't know why, when I am only being myself. I don't understand… (read more)
The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which… (read more)
Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry. There was a lot of badTo be a part of a… (read more)
What you compose with is neither here nor there, you compose with words, or you compose with stone plants and… (read more)
Little Sparta is a garden in the traditional sense. It is perhaps not like other modern gardens, but I think… (read more)
My position is that since the non-secular status of my garden is not recognised by the law; by the world… (read more)
No, I don't make my work in order to challenge or confuse other people's expectations - I only do what… (read more)
I am not a modern man, I am just a wee old fashioned one.
I came to these mediums through having the garden, and of course, people who have designed gardens have always worked… (read more)
I have often said that just as the French revolution, for instance, understood itself through antiquity, I think our time… (read more)
If the work is pure then you have to think it could be understood. If it is not understood it… (read more)
But at the beginning it was clear to me that concrete poetry was peculiarly suited for using in public settings.… (read more)
But I can only write what the muse allows me to write. I cannot choose, I can only do what… (read more)
But you have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really… (read more)
For me concrete poetry was a particular way of using language which came out of a particular feeling, and I… (read more)
However, I don't feel the world is looking over my shoulder when I am working - I never think about… (read more)
I am always a beginner. I only try to include different parts of life; the pastoral, the tragic, et cetera.