You can’t get too much winter in the winter.
Robert Frost Quotes
To be social is to be forgiving.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
But the first thing next morning we reflected If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn’t take us long To get so we had no one left to live with.
Poetry gets a good deal of neglect. That’s probably good for it. It’s the same with all the arts. They get a good deal of neglect – adversity. Nobody knows just how much is good for the arts.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
Poetry should be common in experience but uncommon in books.
Writing a poem is discovering.
Poetry is simply made of metaphor. So also is philosophy – and science, too, for that matter, if it will take the soft impeachment from a friend.
I would as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down.