I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life...
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
Acclaim is a distraction.
Amazement awaits us at every corner.
The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole...
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in...
My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade...
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I...
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing...
The American public does not know poets exist.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing...
The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...