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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


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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


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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


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


Robert Morgan


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The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged.


Robert Morgan


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The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character.


Robert Morgan


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We have a lot of long narrative poems written in the 20th century, but they're not very well known, and they're not read by very many people.


Robert Morgan


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To say a poem is absolute is saying nothing, because an ink blot can be absolute. Yet you put into it what you like. So it becomes totally relative.


Nicholas Mosley


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Keats writes better about poems than anybody I've ever read. The things that he says about what he wants his own poems to be are the ideals that I share.


Andrew Motion


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I don't want my poems to be sentimental, though I do acknowledge that sentiment is probably rather under-reported in a lot of people's feelings a lot of the time.


Andrew Motion


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