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I'm a peasant I'm the muzhik A pest you're destined to play the music And yes it's pleasant to say it's beauty I'm Indebted to rest respecting it truly


Criss Jami


#art #beauty #creation #creativity #credit

What is it precisely, that feeling of 'returning' from a poem? Something is lighter, softer, larger - then it fades, but never completely.


Ian Mcewan


#fades #feeling #larger #lighter #never

In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity.


Marianne Moore


#excitement #fabric #governed #gravity #i

A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does.


Robert Morgan


#connection #discovery #does #form #gesture

I love to compare different time frames. Poetry can evoke the time of the subject. By a very careful choice of words you can evoke an era, completely throw the poem into a different time scale.


Robert Morgan


#choice #compare #completely #different #era

I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.


Robert Morgan


#form #i #i love #ideal #love

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.


Robert Morgan


#did #driven #everything #excess #extreme

If a poem is not memorable, there's probably something wrong. One of the problems of free verse is that much of the free verse poetry is not memorable.


Robert Morgan


#free verse #memorable #much #poem #poetry

In the late 60s and early 70s, I did get interested in voices, and in narration and embodying the voice, making the poem sound like a real person talking.


Robert Morgan


#early #get #i #interested #late

Southern poets are still writing narrative poems, poems in forms, dramatic poems.


Robert Morgan


#forms #narrative #poems #poets #southern






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