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I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind…
William Packard surely must be one of the great editors of our time.
To be precise and reckless: that is the consummation devoutly to be wished.
There ain’t nothin’ to dyin’, really. You just get tired. You kind of drift away.
So much destruction in modern war takes place miles and miles away from the source of the destruction, the human being who has caused it.
The New York Quarterly is an amazing, intelligent, crazy, creative, strange, and indispensable magazine.
I want you to hear a new version of Dueling Banjos. Anyone else is welcome.
I want you all to stand; will you do that for me, please?
I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity.
You are bound, my hunch is, to make it just fine.
She was the Judy Garland of American poetry.
Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that’s the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to…
He can’t imagine the result of the mission because he never saw it.
The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy, but above all of a deep complicity.
To have guilt you’ve got to earn guilt, but sometimes when you earn it, you don’t feel the guilt you ought to have. And that’s…
To say that its wrong to feel this way is not the point; you do feel it. All you see is a flash of fire…
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
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