Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It’s when we start working together that the real healing takes place… it’s when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.
It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse.
Doubts never end. If one doubt is removed, another takes its place. It is like removing the leaves of a tree one by one. Even if all the leaves are clipped off, new ones grow. The tree itself must be uprooted.
Hence it happens that one takes words for concepts, and concepts for the things themselves.
Let no man write my epitaph… When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
The proud do not change to improve, but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.
When I write a poem, I go into a state of self-forgetfulness, and something higher takes over; I like to call it my best self.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.