Monday, February 14, 2022

BILLY COLLINS


I’m a great believer in poetry out of the classroom, in public places, on subways, trains, on cocktail napkins. I’d rather have my poems on the subway than around the seminar table at an MFA program.




Also see:

Frozen poets - Sculptures, graves and other traces of poets

Dutch poetry in Indonesian language, translated by Siti Wahyuningsih and Albert Hagenaars

Critical reviews on modern Dutch poetry



www.alberthagenaars.nl


Thursday, January 27, 2022

THEOPILE GAUTIER (4)


The word poet literally means maker: anything which is not well made doesn’t exist.



Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living.



You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet.



I was born to travel and write verse.




Also see:

Frozen poets - Sculptures, graves and other traces of poets

Dutch poetry in Indonesian language, translated by Siti Wahyuningsih and Albert Hagenaars

Critical reviews on modern Dutch poetry



www.alberthagenaars.nl .