Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
If you have a dog, and you’re a person whose moods are constantly changing, there’s a moment when you look at the dog, and you feel bad for them because they’re attached to you, and so it’s funny for the dog to vocalize those things in some ways.
As things get worse, poetry gets better because it becomes more necessary.
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
When we have relationships with animals, we often make up who they are.
Poetry always, always, always is a key piece of democracy.
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
The poet is like the earth’s shadow. The sun moves, and the poet writes something down.
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
Sunday is a likely day to write a poem. Because poetry is a piece of language flying around: you’ll find notebooks, something on your phone. It’s about finding them and getting them off that crumpled piece of paper and onto my computer.