Ben Okri Quote: “When I write a poem, I…”

When I write a poem, I go into a state of self-forgetfulness, and something higher takes over; I like to call it my best self.

Ben Okri

Bio & Categories


Tags & Keywords

Name: Ben Okri
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Nigerian
Birthday: March 15, 1959
On Amazon:
Ben Okri
, , , , , , , , , , , ,

Quotes by Other Poets

Maya Angelou Ralph Waldo Emerson Rumi Khalil Gibran Edgar Allan Poe Robert Frost Johann Wolfgang von Goethe T. S. Eliot

Related Quotes

W. H. Auden Quote: “When I find myself in th... When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
Randi Weingarten Quote: “There’s no si... There's no silver bullet when it comes to helping all children achieve. Great public schools are our best shot.
Thom Gunn Quote: “I work best in rhyme and&h... I work best in rhyme and meter. I was most confident of myself in that way.
Oliver Goldsmith Quote: “If you were to make... If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.