Steven Price: “a pleasure beyond language”

Interview excerpt from Lemon Hound:

I haven’t much interest in the idealized world, and don’t find myself responding to it in poetry, or in any other sphere. In poetry, I do find myself responding to language that stands at a very low level, at an almost physical level, the level of the flesh. For me a very large part of this lies in the way language fills the mouth.

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I do believe beauty, whatever it is, is a kind of pleasure beyond language.

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