on poetry

August 1, 2022


“For as long as I was trying not to write poems — and I spent years trying not to write them, and throwing my energy into dumb things — my life was having none of it. I was stuck. I was getting spiritual pushback. Everything I planned was being dashed to pieces, because I had work to do that I wasn’t doing. But when I started to write, things settled for me.”
Lorna Goodison
(b. August 1, 1947)

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photo by Hugh Wright & quote

on poetry

August 1, 2017


“Poetry cannot be explained, it must be lived.”
Anne Hébert
(August 1, 1916 – January 22, 2000)

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