RE: RARA-AVIS: sean burke's deadwater

From: George Upper (
Date: 30 Apr 2002

--- "Anderson, Erick (ETW)" <> wrote:
> Words are like leaves
> and where most abound
> much fruit of sense beneath
> is rarely found.
> -- Alexander Pope, Essay on Criticism

It goes back a lot farther than that:

When words are many, sin is not absent,
   but he who holds his tongue is wise.

-- Proverbs 10:19

It's one of the few verses I know by heart, which oughta tell you something.


===== George C. Upper III, Editor The Lightning Bell Poetry Journal

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