Howard Nemerov Quotes

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the-secrets-of-success-are-a-good-wife-and-a-steady-job-my-wife-told-me
i-would-talk-in-iambic-pentameter-if-it-were-easier
a-chronicle-is-very-different-from-history-proper
i-do-insist-on-making-what-i-hope-is-sense-so-theres-always-a-coherent-narrative-or-argument-that-the-reader-can-follow
a-lot-happens-by-accident-in-poetry
i-sometimes-talk-about-the-making-of-a-poem-within-the-poem
nothing-in-the-universe-can-travel-at-the-speed-of-light-they-say-forgetful-of-the-shadows-speed
a-teacher-is-a-person-who-never-says-anything-once
why-are-stamps-adorned-with-kings-presidents-that-we-may-lick-their-hinder-parts-thump-their-heads-howard-nemerov
it-may-be-said-that-poems-are-in-one-way-like-icebergs-only-about-third-their-bulk-appears-above-surface-page-howard-nemerov
nothing-in-universe-can-travel-at-speed-light-they-say-forgetful-shadows-speed-howard-nemerov
i-have-plot-but-not-much-happens-howard-nemerov
i-like-all-my-children-even-squat-ugly-ones-howard-nemerov
teaching-has-been-for-me-education-lord-knows-what-it-has-been-for-my-students-howard-nemerov
write-what-you-know-that-should-leave-you-with-lot-free-time-howard-nemerov
ive-thought-last-line-some-poems-for-years-tried-them-out-it-wouldnt-work-because-last-line-was-much-too-beautiful-for-poem-howard-nemerov
history-is-where-tensions-were-howard-nemerov
i-think-theres-one-thing-which-distinguishes-our-art-we-dont-consider-we-dont-think-we-write-little-verse-because-it-comes-to-us-howard-nemerov
robert-frost-had-always-said-you-mustnt-think-last-line-first-its-only-fake-poem-not-real-one-im-inclined-to-agree-howard-nemerov
when-modern-writers-gave-up-telling-stories-they-gave-up-greatest-thing-we-had-howard-nemerov
once-in-awhile-you-have-thought-you-rhyme-it-howard-nemerov
when-i-was-starting-to-write-great-influence-was-ts-eliot-after-that-william-butler-yeats-howard-nemerov
when-robert-frost-was-alive-i-was-known-as-other-new-england-poet-which-is-to-be-barely-known-at-all-howard-nemerov
the-spirit-world-doesnt-admit-to-communicating-with-me-its-fairly-even-howard-nemerov
when-you-write-it-doesnt-occur-to-you-that-somebody-could-think-different-from-what-you-do-howard-nemerov
writing-is-like-relationship-with-your-bowels-first-you-can-then-you-cant-finally-you-must-only-then-should-you-reach-for-paper-howard-nemerov
we-think-about-sex-obsessively-except-during-act-when-our-minds-tend-to-wander-howard-nemerov
obvious-enough-that-generalities-work-to-protect-mind-from-great-outdoors-is-it-possible-that-this-was-in-fact-their-first-purpose-howard-nemerov
i-am-not-at-all-clear-what-free-verse-is-anymore-thats-one-things-you-learn-not-to-know
mostly-thought-verse-come-inseparably-in-my-poem-poetics-its-as-close-as-i-come-to-telling-how-i-do-it
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