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Matthea Harvey quotes: People "confess" can be wildly different. I might go into the confessional and say, "Father, what is my obsession with miniatures?" People "confess" can be wildly different. I might go into the confessional and say, "Father, what is my obsession with miniatures?"
Matthea Harvey quotes: Poetic success is when you write a poem that makes you excited and bewildered and aglow. Poetic success is when you write a poem that makes you excited and bewildered and aglow.
Matthea Harvey quotes: We humans have an amazing way of making everything personal. We humans have an amazing way of making everything personal.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Poems can't help but be personal. Mine are certainly an accurate blueprint of the things I think about, if not a record of my daily life. Poems can't help but be personal. Mine are certainly an accurate blueprint of the things I think about, if not a record of my daily life.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I guess I'm a bit of a projector - my emotions tend to get translated into different, fanciful situations. I guess I'm a bit of a projector - my emotions tend to get translated into different, fanciful situations.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Poems tend to have instructions for how to read them embedded in their language. Poems tend to have instructions for how to read them embedded in their language.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I do have a tendency to invest inanimate objects with human qualities. I do have a tendency to invest inanimate objects with human qualities.
Matthea Harvey quotes: In my own writing, I've mostly abandoned end-rhyme, but wordplay is still a huge part of my process. In my own writing, I've mostly abandoned end-rhyme, but wordplay is still a huge part of my process.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I let my narrative embroidering impulses take over in prose poems. I let my narrative embroidering impulses take over in prose poems.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Usually form seems to find me in the process of writing a poem, though I have nothing against starting out with the form. Usually form seems to find me in the process of writing a poem, though I have nothing against starting out with the form.
Matthea Harvey quotes: "Confessional poetry" is another one of those labels. It goes in and out of fashion. "Confessional poetry" is another one of those labels. It goes in and out of fashion.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Teaching is a great way to keep learning. Teaching is a great way to keep learning.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Erasures are interesting to me because they prove what particular sieves we all are. Erasures are interesting to me because they prove what particular sieves we all are.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I certainly believe you can write a narrative lyric or a lyrical narrative - why not a nyric or a larrative? I certainly believe you can write a narrative lyric or a lyrical narrative - why not a nyric or a larrative?
Matthea Harvey quotes: I also like poems that are haunted by a structure or a narrative, or poems that frisk flirtatiously at the boundary of sense. I also like poems that are haunted by a structure or a narrative, or poems that frisk flirtatiously at the boundary of sense.
Matthea Harvey quotes: If there is no fog on the day you come home I will build a bonfireSo the smoke will make the cedars look the way you like them If there is no fog on the day you come home I will build a bonfire
So the smoke will make the cedars look the way you like them
Matthea Harvey quotes: Not everyone is going to like every carnival ride. Not everyone is going to like every carnival ride.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I would love to collaborate on a graphic novel with an artist - I'm terrible at drawing but I really love that genre. I would love to collaborate on a graphic novel with an artist - I'm terrible at drawing but I really love that genre.
Matthea Harvey quotes: It's really thrilling to work with an illustrator - your vision expands with the addition of someone else's artwork/artistic vision. It's really thrilling to work with an illustrator - your vision expands with the addition of someone else's artwork/artistic vision.
Matthea Harvey quotes: Encountering rhyme out of the blue is like finding a long-lost twin (fraternal), or a suitcase that closes with a particularly satisfying click. Encountering rhyme out of the blue is like finding a long-lost twin (fraternal), or a suitcase that closes with a particularly satisfying click.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I'm all over my poems, even if their relation to my everyday life is that of dream to reality. I'm all over my poems, even if their relation to my everyday life is that of dream to reality.
Matthea Harvey quotes: I'm interested in concrete poems - anything that complicates the line between the written and the visual. I'm interested in concrete poems - anything that complicates the line between the written and the visual.
Matthea Harvey quotes: To be a poet you have to experiment. To be a poet you have to experiment.