Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.
NASA is an engine of innovation and inspiration as well as the world’s premier space exploration agency, and we are well served by politicians working to keep it that way, instead of turning it into a mere jobs program, or worse, cutting its budget.
Before I was ever a poet, my father was writing poems about me, so it was a turning of the tables when I became a poet and started answering, speaking back to his poems in ways that I had not before.
Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
How much money you get, depends on lots of extraneous things. It depends on how good you are at turning poetry into a marketable product, which is something it was never supposed to be. That’s why many people suppose that the better the poet you are the lower your income should be, and that’s probably true.
You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
This lady is not for turning.
The individual always realizes only one of the possibilities in its development, which could always have taken a different turning whenever it has to make an important decision.
In ‘A Poetics of Optics,’ Equi writes that ‘all images bank on alchemy.’ This idea captures her fundamental sense of poetry as turning common material into something rare and valuable.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.