T (no first name) Wignesan


Haikus With Commentaries By Etiemble, Translated by T. Wignesan


(Taken from Etiemble’s only collection of poems (out of thousands which he burned in a fit of rage against the university in 1983) : le Coeur et la cendre: soixante ans de poésie (the heart and the ash: sixty years of poetry) . Paris: Les deux animaux,1984,158p. He had also published a critical work on the haiku.)

1. Epigraph strictly intended “for the heart and the ash”:
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