Like a Rubik’s cube, I have many configurations; Do not assume you have “figured” me out just because you’ve seen one side.
I feel the only thing you can do about life is to preserve it, by art if you’re an artist, by children if you’re not.
No thought is a stupid thought, those who are thoughtless are thought of as stupid.
The Internet is the best and worst thing to ever happen in this lifetime.
Fate would never permit happiness to a man of such talent-
a content poet is a mediocre one, a happy poet is insufferable.
I like my writing career and it’s progression, I’d rather be that slow moving tide that turns a mountain into a beautiful beach for all to enjoy, rather than a flash in a pan that yields no heat.
Perhaps he even needs to have been a critic and a sceptic and a dogmatist and an historian, and in addition a poet and collector and traveller and puzzle-solver and moralist and seer and ‘free spirit’ and nearly all things, so that he can traverse the range of human values and value-feelings and be able to look with many kinds of eyes and consciences from the heights into every distance, from the depths into every height, from the corners into every wide expanse.
A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiration and loses control of his senses and his reason has deserted him.
Poetry contains few words but tells much. Its beauty is that by being condensed it is rich in meaning and open to various interpretations. Unlike prose, there is no boundary to poetry. There is nothing concrete or black and white. Poetry is mutable; it is transformative. Poetry is the alchemy of hearts. And what cannot be said in prose can sometimes be only said through poetry.
We need to clean our own yards before we go looking for -shit- in someone else’s.