Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
The American public does not know poets exist.
In the world of poetry there are would-be poets, workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets,...
My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade...
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...
The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole...
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
Adversity is a stimulus.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the...
If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a...
Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even...
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
True delicacy is not a fragile thing.
A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life...
Acclaim is a distraction.