But on the other hand, given a source of energy which you can direct, you can direct yourself out of the picture. Then given the cooperation between the host poet and the visitor—the thing from Outside—the more things you have in the room the better if you can handle them in such a way that you don’t impose your will on what is coming through.
« Vancouver lectures »éd. Peter Gizzi
The House That Jack Built : The Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer
Wesleyan University Press 1998