Every so often I find some poems that are too good for the readers of The Atlantic because they are a little too involved with the nature of poetry, as such.
More Quotes from Peter Davison:And there are a lot more people reading poetry, but there are not so many people reading an individual poet.
Dealing with poetry is a daunting task, simply because the reason one does it as an editor at all is because one is constantly coming to terms with one's own understanding of how to understand the world.
There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory.
In order to understand what they need to understand, in order to write what they write, they have to be free. And yet, they aren't ever free. They are not free because they are not free of the constrictions their art puts on them.
Poetry is composing for the breath.
People who deliver their work in poetry slams have a lot of vitality, and they are more dramatic than the institutionalacademic poets.
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I've always gotten along best with artists.