Joseph Brodsky Quote

A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this takeover is responsible for timbre; the realization of it, for destiny.


Less Than One: Selected Essays (ed. Penguin UK, 2011) - ISBN: 9780241962008

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A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this...

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A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this...

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A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this...

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A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this...