I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
True delicacy is not a fragile thing.
Adversity is a stimulus.
I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do...
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.
Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even...
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.
My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade...
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in...
Acclaim is a distraction.
I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I...
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all...
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole...