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
Adversity is a stimulus.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...
I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with...
The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly...
The American public does not know poets exist.
True delicacy is not a fragile thing.
The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole...
Acclaim is a distraction.
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white...
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing...
If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.
For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in...
Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.