The Search For A Pure Language

Peace, one and all…

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The human personality is fond of wearing costumes, but to forget that one is in costume is an unfortunate, if not a ludicrous condition. Literature, and especially poetry, is the search for something beyond costumes and masks. Poetry is the search for a pure language that can express that ‘something’ that gives meaning and life to all these events and forms we witness.

Shaykh Kabir Helminski, Civilization of Paradise

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