Poetry

Imaginary Gardens Real Toads

Imaginary Gardens Real Toads No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.  Horace A poem is never finished, only abandoned. Paul Valery A poet’s autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.  Yevtushenko A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep. Salman Rushdie All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. Oscar Wilde Always be a poet, even in prose.  Baudelaire Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.…

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