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object:2.3.1.15 - Writing and Concentration
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Which of these two methods is better: to go on writing till one comes in contact with the original source of inspiration, or to concentrate first and get the contact?

Dhyana is perhaps the best wayfor if you can get into the consciousness which makes all poetry which proceeds from it original, that is the best, even if it means postponement of the actual writing of poetry. The habit of writing no doubt increases the skill and mastery of verse, but then it might only be verse such as all good littrateurs can write. A higher inspiration is necessary. As for translation I dont knowif one has the translators gift like Dilip or Nishikanta, then it is all rightbut otherwise translation is more difficult than original writing.
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I cannot come in touch with poetry or its source. My mind is full of the most ordinary things.

You must put aside these things when you write. Every writer has to do that, to put aside his ordinary self and its preoccupations and concentrate on his overhead inspiration.

18 July 1936
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