Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
I want our young Latinos and Latinas to write their hearts out and express their hearts out and let us all listen to each other.
My father is a poet, my stepmother is a poet, and so I always had encouragement as a child to write.
The heart of standing is you cannot fly.
Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.
The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.
I invented animals and birds – I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor.
The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close.