Stop listening to outer coming in,
watch your own consciousness!
"Language is not where we start thinking"
We have fundamental thought processes
that are 'prelinguistic.'
It is biological to learn language,
master complex syntax
From : cultural shaping and 'wild systems'.
Cannot be intellectually mastered.
Language is self managing and self shaping,
descriptive comes after...
Between meditation and writing,
he fishes and hunts up some very interesting elements.
Well worth reading!
A poet and zazen Buddhist-Gary Snyder.
Concepts from a portion of an Interview with the Paris Review .
The Gary Snyder Reader, The Art of Poetry . pgs.328-9.
( paperback )c.2000, Counterpoint, member of the Perseus Books Group.