” The marvelous thing about a good question is that it shapes our identity as much by the asking as it does by the answering. “


” Poetry is a street fighter. It has sharp elbows. It can look after itself. Poetry can’t be used for manipulation, it’s why you never see good poetry in advertising. “


” A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain. “


” Being a good parent will necessarily break our hearts as we watch a child grow and eventually choose their own way, even through many of the same heartbreaks we have traversed. “


” A good poem brims with reflected beauty and even a bracing, beautiful ugliness. At the center of our lives, in the midst of the busyness and the forgetting, is a story that makes sense when everything extraneous has been taken away. “



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The marvelous thing about a good question is that it shapes our identity as much by the asking as it does by the answering.
Poetry is a street fighter. It has sharp elbows. It can look after itself. Poetry can
A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain.
Being a good parent will necessarily break our hearts as we watch a child grow and eventually choose their own way, even through many of the same heartbreaks we have traversed.
A good poem brims with reflected beauty and even a bracing, beautiful ugliness. At the center of our lives, in the midst of the busyness and the forgetting, is a story that makes sense when everything extraneous has been taken away.

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