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'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.


Al Purdy


#either #poems #survival

My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems.


Salvatore Quasimodo


#letters #men #other #people #poems

To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth, but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.


Laura Riding


#making #mere #only #poem #poet

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.


Rainer Maria Rilke


#earth #knows #like #poems #returned

The only difference between me and others is that they think they can change something with cute little poems, nice cards or embracing trees and being nice to little lapdogs.


Henry Rollins


#being nice #between #cards #change #cute

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.


Robert Frost


#begins #homesickness #lump #poem #sense

All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.


Paul Auster


#children #could #going #guess #however

The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital.


George Steiner


#being #brain #expression #heart #human

A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances.


Douglas Dunn


#audience #expect #impact #nuances #poem

As a friendly one. I would still like to write concrete poems, but I can only do it sometimes.


Ian Hamilton Finlay


#friendly #i #i can #like #only






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