Yeah, except when he decided that he was a solid receiver, then he started writing those damn prophetic books which I have gone through two, three times, and I can’t make any poetry out of them whatsoever. I mean, I can make poetry every once in a while, see it happening. But when Blake really was sure that the angels were speaking to him, they stopped speaking.
« Vancouver lectures »éd. Peter Gizzi
The House That Jack Built : The Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer
Wesleyan University Press 1998