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Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.


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Otherwise I don't read much adult poetry at all, because I'm not smart enough and mostly I don't get it.
Jack Prelutsky

I'm working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets, about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone's interested. My take on life is a little different from the bard's.
Jack Prelutsky

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.
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I'm mostly influenced by life, what's around me, and my own childhood.
Jack Prelutsky

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.
Jack Prelutsky

I always knew would be some sort of artist, but didn't know what.
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I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit.
Duncan Sheik

My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative.
Laurence Housman

Never hate a song that's sold a half million copies.
Irving Berlin