It is the single image, as used in a photograph or a painting – or the frame of a film – to which words have been added to enlarge the context. The method is not the same as that by which most paintings are named. It is closer in its performance to what dialogue does to a movie, to what the caption does to a good poster.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
A woman’s beauty is one of her great missions.
All day long the door of the sub-conscious remains just ajar; we slip through to the other side, and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat.
Yes, I am well aware that nature – or what we call nature: that totality of objects and processes that surrounds us and that alternately creates us and devours us – is neither our accomplice nor our confidant.
I don’t think I do have a soul.
Hope is but the dream of those who wake.
In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower, neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem says apart from the words of the poem.
My imagination was a great place to escape from all the anxiety and disapproval of my life… I had to live in my head… art was a way of making myself feel better.
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.