James Tate Quote: “I was just sitting on my…”

I was just sitting on my bed in a dormitory room, and I started writing. The thing that was magic about it was that once you put down one word, you could cross it out. I figured that out right away. I put down ‘mountain,’ and then I’d go, ‘No – ‘valley.’ That’s better.’

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Name: James Tate
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: December 8, 1943
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