I would go to sketch groups and draw. I really enjoyed the subject matter, but I wasn’t good at it.
Americans often have trouble enjoying the present moment.
After I’d produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures.
I’m usually working on eight or 10 things at once.
Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.
I am making this statement as an act of wilful defiance of military authority, because I believe that the War is being deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it.
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I’ve been teaching myself computer graphics, so I’m reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
I look for poetry in English because it’s the only language I read.
In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed.