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#poem

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There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do.


Jack Prelutsky


#bigger #book #books #collection #difference

Poe's saying that a long poem is a sequence of short ones is perfectly just.


John Drinkwater


#long #ones #perfectly #poe #poem

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.


Gilda Radner


#clear #end #ending #hard #hard way

The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.


Wilhelm Reich


#bad #created #during #few #great

A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you... where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire.


Adrienne Rich


#desire #even #how #kill #live

The moment of change is the only poem.


Adrienne Rich


#change #moment #only #poem

The poem is the point at which our strength gave out.


Richard Rosen


#gave #our #out #poem #point

Our poems will have failed if our readers are not brought by them beyond the poems.


Muriel Rukeyser


#brought #failed #our #poems #readers

I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.


Carl Sandburg


#brooks #corner #editors #i #later

I never felt oppressed because of my gender. When I'm writing a poem or drawing, I'm not a female; I'm an artist.


Patti Smith


#because #drawing #felt #female #gender






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