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Kamarck, Edward (ed.) / Arts in society: confrontation between art and technology
(1969)

Yates, Peter
Notes and discussion: lecture: on the rocks,   pp. 275-[285] PDF (8.1 MB)


Page 277

Pruned pittosporum branches
of the hedge I trim
cleared of their weight of
leafage bound the upper garden.
.
These do not                            influence
catch the sight
the visual artists who visit me: tourists                0
in the visual see the current preconceptions.
good at it
To be an artist may be to see only the current preconceptions.
with the Indians
Instead of in the Heavenly Kingdom Wm. Penn signing the Treaty.
re
Believing they a  free of the conceptual they do not see
the bared, bending limbs of the hedge.                                 -
277    .
One would have to say to them: See how like the Dancers
Of Matisse
these perpetually dance.
The bared limbs dance.
Each year in late autumn renewing their perpetual dance
i
in the first month of winter carefully directing it with mye
U
clippers
A Japanese gardener stops his truck and looks.|
One visiting told me I should prune the potocarpus Japanese fashion.
o said, No, it isn't a Japanese
ga rden.
It is this garden.


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