The Correspondence of, and to, Charles Hoy Fort
N.Y. Aug. 27. ‘16.
High-sprinter of Raciness:
I asked you for advice, and you gave me silence. This is the only sound philosophy Hereafter I am going to publish only silences, myself. Only nothingness can be Truth.
A great longing was upon me. I asked you - what should I do to be lewd? There can be no literary excellence if one be not obscene.
We can desire only that which at the time of desiring. We already have.
And your clipping came to me just as I was beginning the Kaspar Hauser chapters of "Y."
I was mentioning his legs. You know I make a point of his inability to walk. On pages 412 - 414 - 418 - 419 - 421 - 423 - 427 - 429 I have mentioned legs.
But I have not called them "limbs."
And I too am of the elect.
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