Dorianne Laux Quotes

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Dorianne Laux quotes: And oh, the oh my nape of the neck. The up-swept oh my nape of the neck. I could walk behind anyone and fall in love. Don't stop. Don't turn And oh, the oh my nape of the neck. The up-swept oh my nape of the neck. I could walk behind anyone and fall in love. Don't stop. Don't turn around.
Dorianne Laux quotes: Maybe it's what we don't say/that saves us. Maybe it's what we don't say/that saves us.
Dorianne Laux quotes: ... They are savagefor knowledge, for beauty and truth.They crawl on their knees to find it. ... They are savage
for knowledge, for beauty and truth.
They crawl on their knees to find it.
Dorianne Laux quotes: Tinted Distances is a tender meditation that reveals a careful eye and steady devotion to elegy and ode. Tinted Distances is a tender meditation that reveals a careful eye and steady devotion to elegy and ode.
Dorianne Laux quotes: I try to avoid calling myself a poet because I think that's something someone else has to call you. It's like bragging. I try to avoid calling myself a poet because I think that's something someone else has to call you. It's like bragging.
Dorianne Laux quotes: We're all writing out of a wound, and that's where our song comes from. The wound is singing. We're singing back to those who've been wounded. We're all writing out of a wound, and that's where our song comes from. The wound is singing. We're singing back to those who've been wounded.
Dorianne Laux quotes: There's no word for what Young does, only for what he accomplishes-the capturing of small, daily miracles. There's no word for what Young does, only for what he accomplishes-the capturing of small, daily miracles.
Dorianne Laux quotes: When you have worked with people all day who have so little and struggle to make it stretch, who live outside the rarefied, you are humbled. When you have worked with people all day who have so little and struggle to make it stretch, who live outside the rarefied, you are humbled.
Dorianne Laux quotes: I'm not the only person in the world who is suffering. I'm trying to talk to the world, responding to those voices. I'm not the only person in the world who is suffering. I'm trying to talk to the world, responding to those voices.
Dorianne Laux quotes: Every poem I write falls short in some important way. But I go on trying to write the one that won't. Every poem I write falls short in some important way. But I go on trying to write the one that won't.
Dorianne Laux quotes: I would say my life experiences are my poetry, whether I'm writing about those actual, factual experiences or not. I would say my life experiences are my poetry, whether I'm writing about those actual, factual experiences or not.
Dorianne Laux quotes: We continue to speak, if only in whispers, to something inside us that longs to be named. We continue to speak, if only in whispers,
to something inside us that longs to be named.
Dorianne Laux quotes: The more that accrues, the more depth, weight, and breadth we can bring to the poems, which we then need to throw overboard so we don't sink. The more that accrues, the more depth, weight, and breadth we can bring to the poems, which we then need to throw overboard so we don't sink.
Dorianne Laux quotes: A poem is like a child; at some point we have to let it go and trust that it will make its own way in the world. A poem is like a child; at some point we have to let it go and trust that it will make its own way in the world.
Dorianne Laux quotes: There is so much about the process of writing that is mysterious to me, but this one thing I've found to be true: writing begets writing. There is so much about the process of writing that is mysterious to me, but this one thing I've found to be true: writing begets writing.