I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white...
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I...
Adversity is a stimulus.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...
A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life...
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
True delicacy is not a fragile thing.
Acclaim is a distraction.
Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly...
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with...
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a...
The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
The American public does not know poets exist.
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
In the world of poetry there are would-be poets, workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets,...