Fixity is always momentary. But how can it always be so? If it were, it would not be momentary - or would not be fixity.
Literatures, like trees and plants, are born of a land and in it flourish and die. But literatures, also like plants, may be carried abroad to take root in a foreign soil.
To us, the value of a work lies in its newness: the invention of new forms, or a novel combination of old forms, the discovery of unknown worlds or the exploration of unfamiliar areas in worlds already discovered - revelations, surprises.
Poetry is the experience of liberty. The poet risks himself, chances all on the poem's all with each verse he writes.
Queen Elizabeth II