Three things that can't be taught: generosity, poetry and a singing voice.
The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.
Poetry moves heaven and earth.
May poetry and God's name have mercy on us!
I want to find a language that transforms language itself into steel for the spirit--a language to use against these sparkling insects, these jets.
I see poetry as spiritual medicine.
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
When they got back into the carriage, they felt greater strangers than before.