Surrealism, I think, is about experiencing more than interpreting. Sometimes images are more important than understanding, form becomes content, the poem not hermeneutic, but direct, beyond its words, like enlightenment in Zen. Just what that satori “is” is a personal matter for the reader. It isn’t necessary to understand eveything. Some things just are. Susan Sontag’s essay “Against Interpretation” makes a brave attempt at explaining this. :)

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