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"I think the term poet is a very exalted term and should be applied to a man at the end of his work. When he looks back over the body of his work and he's written poetry then let the verdict be that he's a poet."

"One can't write for all readers. A poet cannot write for people who don't like poetry."

"A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory."

"A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory."

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."

"There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library."

"That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends."

"The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth."

"There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them, and I am a poet of memory."

"A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds."

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