Babette Deutsch quotes

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Music proposes. Sound disposes.
History
Coming too close
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What shall we do with country quiet now?
A motor drones insanely in the blue
Like a bad bird in a dream.
The poet ... like the lover ... is a person unable to reconcile what he knows with what he feels. His peculiarity is that he is un ...
The poet had a less sensitive grasp of language than the novelist and a less profound feeling for symbolism, so that his verse nar ...
The difference between Pound and Whitman is not between the democrat who in deep distress could look hopefully toward the future a ...
The poet who speaks out of the deepest instincts of man will be heard. The poet who creates a myth beyond the power of man to real ...
Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its succ ...
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