Knives 101

What cooking utensil do you use the most?
If you say scissors, so you can open your KD packet, then you should stab yourself. But you probably can’t, because your scissors are dull and so are you. No, the only correct answer is the knife.


Envoi (1920) as Pound’s triumph and divergence

The primary difficulty of Ezra Pound’s “Hugh Selwyn Mauberley” lies in identifying the speaker in each of the respective poems in the sequence. Is Pound speaking, or is Mauberley? Precisely what is the relationship between the two? And what ideas is Pound ultimately trying to communicate? There is no consensus; conflicting interpretations, based on every possible combination and permutation of Pound and Mauberley exist.