on poetry

November 10, 2017


“Cultivate possibility through a willed variety of influences.”
Tod Marshall
(b. November 10, 1967)

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on poetry

October 31, 2017

’Tis the witching time of night,
Orbed is the moon and bright,
And the Stars they glisten, glisten,
Seeming with bright eyes to listen.

John Keats
(October 31, 1795 – February 23, 1821)

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quote from A Prophecy: To George Keats in America
portrait of John Keats by William Hilton

on poetry

October 27, 2017


“I love my rejection slips. They show me I try.”
Sylvia Plath
(October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963)

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quote from The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
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on poetry

October 18, 2017


“I’m a firm believer that language and how we use language determines how we act, and how we act then determines our lives and other people’s lives.”
Ntozake Shange
(b. October 18, 1948)

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photo: Adger Cowans

on poetry

October 7, 2017

“Writing, which is my form of celebration and prayer, is also my form of inquiry.”
Diane Ackerman
(b. October 7, 1948)

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Photo: Sue Michlovitz

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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poet photo

on poetry

August 31, 2017


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

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