” Anyone who has lost a child will tell you that they don’t recover their sense of endless possibility. Some people hide that well. But after a certain age, almost everyone is carrying something like that around, I suppose. “


” I don’t think poetry will die, but I think that poetry does demand a certain kind of attention to language. It does demand a certain space in order to read it, and I think that space is somewhat threatened by the lack of attention that people have and the amount of time that they give to things. “


” The very good thing about MFA programs is their democratizing. They bring a lot of different people to the table. “


” I’d say people do need some help with poetry because I think poetry just helps takes us to places that Americans aren’t always accustomed to going. “



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