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I am the scroll of the poet behind which samurai swords are being sharpened  (Being A Poet Quotes) For a poet, making poems is a way of viewing the world, being in the world, breathing  (Being A Poet Quotes) The true poet dreams being awake  (Being A Poet Quotes) The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood  (Being A Poet Quotes) If a poet has a dream, it is not of becoming famous, but of being believed  (Being A Poet Quotes) For next to being a great poet is the power of understanding one  (Being A Poet Quotes) I think being a poet, period, is isolating  (Being A Poet Quotes) At times like these being a poetic bitch is all I have to hold on to  (Being A Poet Quotes) No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher  (Being A Poet Quotes) The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes  (Being A Poet Quotes) For the Chinese, the Greeks, the Mayans, or the Egyptians, nature was a living totality, a creative being. For this reason, art, according to Aristotle, is imitation; the poet imitates the creative gesture of nature.  (Being A Poet Quotes) When you put a poem on a Kindle, the lines are broken in order to fit on the screen. And so instead of being the poet’s decision, it becomes the device’s decision.  (Being A Poet Quotes) Of course, I have to consider that I’ve written a lot of prose, but I do in my heart think of myself as being originally, and still primarily, a poet.  (Being A Poet Quotes) Poetry, being supremely useless, by its very existence represents a protest against the so-called ‘real world’ of busy-ness and moneymaking, so we must embrace, salute and support our poets.  (Being A Poet Quotes) The Best Thing I love about being a writer and a poet is, I can make up my own words to fit my imagination.  (Being A Poet Quotes) The greatest tragedy that can befall a poet is to be praised by being misunderstood  (Being A Poet Quotes) They wrote to me and said something about it, and I said that if it doesn’t involve any work, I’ll do it. (On being named Minnesota’s first Poet Laureate)  (Being A Poet Quotes) Being a poet is like having an invisible partner. It isn’t easy. But you can’t live without it either. Talent is only 10 per cent. The rest is obsession.  (Being A Poet Quotes) I don’t like the stigma that comes with being called a poet . . . So I call what I’m doing an improvisational adventure or an inebriational travelogue.  (Being A Poet Quotes) Technology will never rescue anyone from being a bad poet, but if you’re good, it has the potential to do a lot of exciting things.  (Being A Poet Quotes) I clearly understand, first, that the real human being is a poet and, second, that [the tyrant] is the incarnate negation of a poet.  (Being A Poet Quotes) Being engaged with life. One has to develop a poet’s eye for perfect moments, moments that most people pass by.  (Being A Poet Quotes) Being an artist is nothing, or at least, not enough; what you want is to be a poet  (Being A Poet Quotes) It’s the combination of the intimate and the public that I find so exciting about being poet laureate.  (Being A Poet Quotes) My teaching was animated by what I was reading and being excited by as a poet  (Being A Poet Quotes) I’m tired of being this solemn poet of the masses, the enigma shrouded in a mystery  (Being A Poet Quotes) I’ve already written 300 space poems. But I look upon my ultimate form as being a poetic prose. When you read it, it appears to be prose, but within the prose you have embedded the techniques of poetry.  (Being A Poet Quotes) It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the 50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!  (Being A Poet Quotes) I admire Ginsberg as a poet, despite the fact that he seems not to know when he is being good and when he is bad. But he will last, or at least those poems will last  (Being A Poet Quotes)
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