Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
I like poems that are little games.
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.