The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole lyric.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
For me a poem has to sing out of itself and the lilt of it...
I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with...
Acclaim is a distraction.
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do...
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I...
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a...
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in...
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing...
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing...
Adversity is a stimulus.
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
The American public does not know poets exist.
For me, prose walks, poetry dances.