For some reason, I did not get my Pacific Rim Poetics essay transferred over from OrganicPoetry.org to this here site. Today I corrected that. Here are the two epigraphs:
If I open a magazine of contemporary poetry I rarely hear John Dryden, but almost always Li Po.
– Andrew Schelling
… the Pacific Coast of America faces the Far East, culturally as well as geographically…
– Kenneth Rexroth
The whole essay is here: http://paulenelson.com/organic-poetry/pacific-rim-poetics/