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Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm a poet born in the era of I'm a poet born in the era of Andy Warhol and a generation that wanted to be famous. Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: The poet is like the earth's shadow. The The poet is like the earth's shadow. The sun moves, and the poet writes something down. Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: The most exciting thing is to read a The most exciting thing is to read a poem out loud for the first time. Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I am always hungry and wanting to have I am always hungry and wanting to have sex. This is a fact. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Part of the glamour of being a poet Part of the glamour of being a poet was always this long reach into the future. You knew you were managing time. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: The thing about not being historically a mainstream The thing about not being historically a mainstream writer is that everyone feels like you're theirs: you're their friend. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Already I know it will hurt this is Already I know it will hurt this is the hurt country — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I always aimed at being a legend. I always aimed at being a legend. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm the weird poet who has paid her I'm the weird poet who has paid her dues in the experimental world for 30 or 40 years. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: The bag I wanted was beyond reason - The bag I wanted was beyond reason - something to hold my poems, twice as big as the universe and it must be androgynous. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I tend to view my life as an I tend to view my life as an accident, almost as a dream. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: A vote should be generative, not like business A vote should be generative, not like business as usual, which is what voting feels like for most of us. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I really just love reading. It's my favorite I really just love reading. It's my favorite thing, performing my poems live. Reading by reading, I just kind of follow my nose. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Urban nature is like living with mass conditions. Urban nature is like living with mass conditions. It sometimes feels like a myth & you are its scribe. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Who doesn't want to be famous? I am Who doesn't want to be famous? I am famous. I'm dying to be on TV. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: If there is something I will always carry If there is something I will always carry in my heart it is this earnest unwillingness to be part of the bunch, — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Evolution is not an even process. There are Evolution is not an even process. There are surges, and there are micromoments. Certainly a career as an artist is that way. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I didn't know how to write a novel, I didn't know how to write a novel, so I sort of let it happen in waves. The only way I could write it was to think like scenes in a movie. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I made myself into a poet because it I made myself into a poet because it was the first thing I really loved. It was an act of will. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'd like to sit down with Hillary Clinton I'd like to sit down with Hillary Clinton onstage and ask her about Glass Steagall and all the big banks and her own campaign contributions. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: As things get worse, poetry gets better because As things get worse, poetry gets better because it becomes more necessary. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm not against wealth; I just think everybody I'm not against wealth; I just think everybody should have it, same as health. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: With Instagram, you're captioning a moment. Twitter is With Instagram, you're captioning a moment. Twitter is the caption without the image. Even if it's there, the words come first. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: People loved to talk about how Frank O'Hara People loved to talk about how Frank O'Hara didn't really care about getting published. That doesn't jibe with my experience. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm proud that I've never stopped writing about I'm proud that I've never stopped writing about being poor. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm using my degree. You know, I studied I'm using my degree. You know, I studied English and American literature in college, and now I'm an American poet. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I've had a lifelong waiting-for-the-other-shoe-to-drop feeling when something I've had a lifelong waiting-for-the-other-shoe-to-drop feeling when something good happens. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Sometimes in utter hopelessness I put my cheek Sometimes in utter hopelessness I put my cheek on the table like it was someone. I wanted to wake my brain up and be loved. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: And how are your teeth tonight?Can you afford And how are your teeth tonight?
Can you afford to fix them? — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: If boys were always trying to get in If boys were always trying to get in girls' pants, what did they want? What could the girls give them? Pee it seemed to me was an appropriate gift. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: As a human being, I'm kind of a As a human being, I'm kind of a cheery melancholic. I have energy; I'm happy. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Everybody loved me running for president in '91 Everybody loved me running for president in '91 and '92 because they never knew a presidential candidate before. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Time passes. That's for sure. Time passes. That's for sure. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Lyndon Johnson, I know for a fact, was Lyndon Johnson, I know for a fact, was a great president. And I don't mean by that he was a great man. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: The poet is like the wise fool or The poet is like the wise fool or like a version of the stand-up, because we're standing, we're doing stand-up. That's exactly what we're doing. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: When we have relationships with animals, we often When we have relationships with animals, we often make up who they are. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I thought 'Chelsea Girls' was going to change I thought 'Chelsea Girls' was going to change my life. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Poetry and novels are lists of our devotions. Poetry and novels are lists of our devotions. We love the feel of making the marks as the feelings are rising and falling. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I love Canada, and I dated someone who I love Canada, and I dated someone who was Canadian a few years ago, and she brought me into a deeper understanding of the greatness of the culture. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: If I had been a good student and If I had been a good student and an achiever, I might have been excited by a more systematic approach to writing than what I do. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I wasn't afraid of being poor. I didn't I wasn't afraid of being poor. I didn't want to live in a big house. I'm the perfect size for poetry. I can move around. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: I wake up with a sense of wonder. I wake up with a sense of wonder. I don't dread the future. I like it. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Poetry always, always, always is a key piece Poetry always, always, always is a key piece of democracy. — Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles Quotes By Eileen Myles: Poetry is my politics. It's an opportunity that Poetry is my politics. It's an opportunity that gives me a way to speak. — Eileen Myles