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Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep. Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Already old, the question Who shall die? Becomes Already old, the question Who shall die? Becomes unspoken Who is innocent? Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Haul up the flag, you mourners, Not half-mast Haul up the flag, you mourners, Not half-mast but all the way; The funeral is done and disbanded; The devil's had the final say. Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Keelhaul the poets in the vestry chairs. Keelhaul the poets in the vestry chairs. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: A man's house is his stage. Others walk A man's house is his stage. Others walk on to play their bit parts. Now and again a soliloquy, a birth, an adultery. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: In the tight belly of the dead, Burrow In the tight belly of the dead, Burrow with hungry head, And inlay maggots like a jewel. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: The good poet sticks to his real loves, The good poet sticks to his real loves, those within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: The body, what is it, Father, but a The body, what is it, Father, but a sign To love the force that grows us, to give back What in Thy palm is senselessness and mud? — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: The doctor punched my vein, the captain called The doctor punched my vein, the captain called me Cain, upon my belly sat the sow of fear. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Poetry is innocent, not wise. It does not Poetry is innocent, not wise. It does not learn from experience, because each poetic experience is unique. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Poetry is not a way of saying things; Poetry is not a way of saying things; it's a way of seeing things. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Leo Connellan has retained his soul and voice Leo Connellan has retained his soul and voice in Provincetown and Other Poems. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: My soul is now her day, my day My soul is now her day, my day her night, So I lie down, and so I rise. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Self-knowledge is a dangerous thing, tending to make Self-knowledge is a dangerous thing, tending to make man shallow or insane. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: Every war is its own excuse. That's why Every war is its own excuse. That's why they're all surrounded with ideals. That's why they're all crusades. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: The proverbist knows nothing of the two sides The proverbist knows nothing of the two sides of a question. He knows only the roundness of answers. — Karl Shapiro
Karl Shapiro Quotes By Karl Shapiro: The modern essay has regained a good deal The modern essay has regained a good deal of its literary status in our time, much to the credit of Joseph Epstein. — Karl Shapiro