fragt Robert Bové – und gibt auch Antwort:
The short answer is, Yes—but only to them. That’s a fact, Jack. Poets are about as solipsistic a bunch as you can find. …
Most poets are exiled from their families as soon as the tendency is identified. Some great poets have been exiled from whole countries ( Ovid), others have chosen exile ( Eliot ) or have been exiled within their countries ( Akmatova ). In the future, great poets will be exiled from the planet (Kubrick’s Hal).
(Was so vielleicht spaßig beginnt, endet wirklich böse!) / The Texas Mercury , vol. I issue 38 may 2002