That poetry remains a broad permission.
That poetry is a controlled vocabulary for what fails to come to market.
That poetry is open to faithless arguments.
That poetry is a wilderness prior to philosophy.
That poetry is endlessly establishing conditions for fair use.
That within the poem a coming to terms may also mean a refusal to concede.
That the poem will not suffer its camouflage.
That the ‘voice of the poet’ is essentially an argument.
[A selection from a grouping indexed as 'key: SUSPENDED JUDGMENTS']
—A Maxwell, Peeping Mot (Apogee Press, 2013)