on poetry

October 25, 2016

John Berryman 
 
“You should always be trying to write a poem you are unable to write, a poem you lack the technique, the language, the courage to achieve. Otherwise you’re merely imitating yourself, going nowhere, because that’s always easiest.”
John Berryman
(October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972)
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photo by by Tom Berthiaume

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