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Save your poems for those who can understand them. ...

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The novel is, or may be, among the mightiest instruments for swaying the heart and guiding the lives of men. ...

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Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen. ...

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My verse forms are relatively traditional (traditions alter). In general they have moved away from strict classical patterns in th e directi ...

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An editor once said to me, "If I didn't know that you, a woman, had written these poems, I would like your work." And once an edit or wrote ...

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Since I know nothing of the merits of poetry, I am not able to pass any opinion upon this, but I can see that "reap" and "deep," " prayers" ...

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Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product rema ins close ...

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Poets ... are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial, but an indispensable experience, which entitles them to mistake it for a u ...

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Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down. ...

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A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude.... A whole is what has a beginni ng and mi ...

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