” In the dream life, you don’t deliberately set out to dream about a house night after night, the dream itself insists you look at whatever is trying to come into visibility. “


” At some point, I realized that you don’t get a full human life if you try to cut off one end of it, that you need to agree to the entire experience, to the full spectrum of what happens. “


” One reason to write a poem is to flush from the deep thickets of the self some thought, feeling, comprehension, question, music, you didn’t know was in you, or in the world. “


” Poetry is a release of something previously unknown into the visible. You write to invite that, to make of yourself a gathering of the unexpected and, with luck, of the unexpectable. “


” You can’t write an image, a metaphor, a story, a phrase, without leaning a little further into the shared world, without recognizing that your supposed solitude is at every point of its perimeter touching some other. “



All 5 Jane Hirshfield Quotes about You in picture


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One reason to write a poem is to flush from the deep thickets of the self some thought, feeling, comprehension, question, music, you didn
Poetry is a release of something previously unknown into the visible. You write to invite that, to make of yourself a gathering of the unexpected and, with luck, of the unexpectable.
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