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Howard Nemerov Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Howard Nemerov Biography.... American poet; US Poet Laureate 1963–64 & 1988–90; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1978


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Quote Left The only way out is the way through, just as you cannot escape from death except by dying. Being unable to write, you must examine in writing this being unable, which becomes for the present -- henceforth? -- the subject to which you are condemned. Quote Right
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Quote Left Mostly the thought and the verse come inseparably. In my poem Poetics, it's as close as I come to telling how I do it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose? Quote Right
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Quote Left The only way out is the way through, just as you cannot escape from death except by dying. Being unable to write, you must examine in writing this being unable, which becomes for the present -- henceforth? -- the subject to which you are condemned. The first thought is this: fear. I cannot write because I am afraid. Of what? Quote Right
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Quote Left Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time. Quote Right
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