A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man pushing a button that releases… (read more)
A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons and take his gun away.
In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of us is a unique person,… (read more)
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often… (read more)