I considered going to film school; I took a course in film and was very interested in filmmaking as well as film writing.
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Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form.
Part of the pleasure of being a writer is that you get to go to unexpected places. If a place sounds interesting, I like to go.
The Language Poets are writing only about language itself. The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself. That seems to me a kind of dead end.
Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it's timeless, that it reaches back.
One of the biggest changes that ever occurred in my life was going from the isolation of working part-time as a house painter in Henderson County, to Cornell, where everybody was a literary person.
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