on poetry

September 16, 2017


“Prose is a museum, where all the old weapons of poetry are kept.”
T. E. Hulme
(September 16, 1883 – September 28, 1917)

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on poetry

August 31, 2017


“The poet should above all else love language.”
Raymond P. Hammond
(b. August 31, 1964)

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on poetry

August 29, 2017

“I sit down and I simply wait to see what’s going to occur to me, and whatever occurs to me, I write it down and then I try to follow that as though it were a conversation.”
Christopher Howell
(b. August 29, 1945)

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on poetry

August 22, 2017


“I hate writing, I love having written.”
Dorothy Parker
(August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967)

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on poetry

August 11, 2017

“I hope that one or two immortal lyrics will come out of all this tumbling around.”
Louise Bogan
(August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970)

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on poetry

August 5, 2017


“The poem is not only the point of origin for all the language and narrative arts, the poem returns us to the very social function of art as such.”
Ron Silliman
(b. August 5, 1946)

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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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