That language is material, yes, but alongside it, that matter is a thinking.
earth is interesting:
ice is interesting
stone is interesting
– Charles Olson, “Maximus—from Dogtown, II”
Brings to mind Issa, that we walk on the roof of hell, gazing at flowers. And Ronald Johnson’s thought that light evolved the eye in order to see itself.
What I’ve been reading here. Jed Rasula, This Compost. Charles Olson, The Maximus Poems.