Delmore Schwartz Quote

And hence the poet must seek to be essentially anonymous,
He must die a little death each morning,
He must swallow his toad and study his vomit
as Baudelaire studied la charogne of Jeanne Duval.


Last & Lost Poems (ed. New Directions Publishing, 1989) - ISBN: 9780811210966

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