Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?
I love chapbooks. They’re in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can’t sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.
When I was in high school, I had a notebook that I filled up with rules about lying. It must have been a hundred pages long – one hundred pages of rules about lying!
It is of no use to commit whole pages to memory, merely to recite them once without hesitation; you must think of the meaning more than the words – of the ideas more than the language.
I want to write so well that a person is 30 or 40 pages in a book of mine… before she realizes she’s reading.
People are adamant learning is not just looking at a Google page. But it is. Learning is looking at Google pages. What is wrong with that?