Ezra Pound is the Kanye West of poetry.

The good life

You have to thicken your words to hold them in place


Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before. – Audre Lorde


Poetry is a kind of distilled insinuation. It’s a way of expanding and talking around an idea or a question. Sometimes, more actually gets said through such a technique than a full frontal assault. – Yusef Komunyakaa


“Poetry for me is not work but pleasure, not a career but a second life—a play within a play.”- Peter Davison


A poet is a lazy philosopher – K. Choi, lazy poet