Poets & Writers

Jul 28

“A line is a dot that went for a walk.” — Paul Klee (via moma)

(via thearspoetica)

“I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing.” — Henry MillerTropic of Cancer (via bookmania)

Jul 27

(Source: vintageanchorbooks, via hmhbooks)

“Don’t be a writer; be writing.” — William Faulkner on writing. (via politicsprose)

(via algonquinbooks)

“I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live.” — Oscar Wilde (via larmoyante)

Jul 26

“I was a new writer and I was supposed to write all the time, wasn’t I? I had not yet discovered that there are times when one can’t write, one shouldn’t write, times for thought, for deepening, or just reading, or simply living.” — Stanley Crawford in a letter to Noy Holland (The Believer, Feburary 2010)

(Source: leopoldgursky)

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"If I waited for perfection I would never write a word."— Margaret Atwood

vintageanchorbooks:

"If I waited for perfection I would never write a word."
— Margaret Atwood

“Language is wine upon the lips.” — Virginia Woolf (via larmoyante)

Jul 25

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” — Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)

“My body
writes into your flesh
the poem
you make of me.

Touching you
I catch midnight
as moon fires
set
in my throat.” — Audre Lorde, from Recreation (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via brouhahamagazine)