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By Paul Valéry

"En présence de l. a. lumière, et toutefois hors d'elle, de los angeles fenêtre haute, l'Ange du monde entier, qui d'une voix d'azur et d'or, sur le seuil de ce jour et de l'espace libre, annonce les cieux, les campagnes, les mers, les étendues, les peuples et les déserts, proclame et représente le reste et le Tout, affirme toutes ces choses qui sont en ce second même et qui sont comme si elles n'étaient element ; en présence de mes mains, de mes puissances, de mes faiblesses, de mes modèles, et hors d'eux ; certain de mes jugements, également éloigné de tous les mots et de toutes les formes, séparé de mon nom, dépouillé de mon histoire, je ne suis que pouvoir et silence, je ne fais aspect partie de ce qui est éclairé par le soleil, et mes ténèbres abstention est plénitude. "

Alors qu'il venait d'acquérir vingt-quatre lettrines gravées, un éditeur demanda à Valéry d'y associer vingt-quatre poèmes en prose dont chacun commencerait par une lettre différente. L'écrivain se proposa aussitôt d'y évoquer les vingt-quatre heures du jour, composa le recueil sans tout à fait l'achever, mais ne le publia pas. A certaines lettres de l'alphabet correspondent donc plusieurs poèmes, et c'est l'ensemble de ces textes qui se trouve ici rassemblé pour los angeles première fois.

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H. Blyth, A History of Haiku, Volume One ( Japan: Hokuseido, 1963), 7, 8, 40. 5. Blyth, A History of Haiku, Volume One, 1. 6. Kenneth Yasuda, The Japanese Haiku (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1957), 24, 32. 7. Kobayashi Issa, The Year of My Life (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1960), 103, 104. Oraga Haru, translated by Nobuyuki Yuasa. 8. Stephen Addiss, The Art of Haiku (Boston: Shambhala, 2012), 260. 9. R. H. Blyth, Haiku, Volume IV, Autumn-Winter ( Japan: Hokuseido, 1952), 230.

Ueda, Bashō and His Interpreters, 372. 34. Gerald Vizenor, Matsushima: Pine Islands (Minneapolis: Nodin Press, 1984). 35. Haruo Shirane, Traces of Dreams, 223. 36. Issa, The Year of My Life, 139. 37. Robert Aitken, A Zen Wave (New York: Weatherhill, 1996), 14. 38. Gerald Vizenor, Two Wings the Butterfly. Privately printed in a limited edition of one hundred copies in the print shop at the Minnesota State Reformatory in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, 1962. 39. Gerald Vizenor, Raising the Moon Vines (Minneapolis: Callimachus Publishing Company, 1964).

25. Densmore, Chippewa Music, 129, 130. [ xxxiv ] 26. Nishida, An Inquiry into the Good. 27. Daisetz T. Suzuki, Zen and Japanese Culture (New York: Pantheon Books, Bollingen Series, 1959), 225. 28. Nishida, An Inquiry into the Good. 29. Blyth, Haiku, Volume 1, 272. 30. Addiss, The Art of Haiku, 170, 171. 31. Makoto Ueda, Bashō and His Interpreters (Stanford University Press, 1991), 4. 32. Haruo Shirane, Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Bashō (Stanford University Press, 1998), 157, 158.

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