Merwin Quotes

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Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Come backbeliever in shadebeliever in silence and elegancebeliever Come back
believer in shade
believer in silence and elegance
believer in ferns
believer in patience
believer in the rain — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By Michael Grant: It's not about who's got powers, morons. It's It's not about who's got powers, morons. It's about who's not afraid. And who's going to do what has to be done. — Michael Grant
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: We are asleep with compasses in our hands. We are asleep with compasses in our hands. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By Michael Grant: You might be useful but my dogs gotta You might be useful but my dogs gotta eat. — Michael Grant
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: We are the echo of the future. We are the echo of the future. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: We keep asking where they have gonethose years We keep asking where they have gone
those years we remember and we
reach for them like hands in the night — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: My cradlewas a shoe. My cradle
was a shoe. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I will take with me the emptiness of I will take with me the emptiness of my hands. What you do not have you find everywhere — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: What I remember I cannot tellthough it is What I remember I cannot tell
though it is there in all that I say — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Even there a shining is flowing from all Even there a shining is flowing from all the stones
though the eyes are not yet made that can see it — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I needed my mistakes in their order to I needed my mistakes
in their order
to get me here — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: On the last day of the world I On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: As though it had always been forbidden to As though it had always been forbidden to remember
each of us grew up
knowing nothing about the beginning — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I have no way of telling what I I have no way of telling what I miss
I am the only one who misses it — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: You grieve Not that heaven does not exist You grieve Not that heaven does not exist but That it exists without us — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: How long ago the day iswhen at last How long ago the day is
when at last I look at it
with the time it has taken
to be there still in it — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By Harold Bloom: The very best of all Merwin: I have The very best of all Merwin: I have been reading William since 1952, and always with joy. — Harold Bloom
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: The story of each stone leads back to The story of each stone leads back to a mountain. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: He suggested I pray to the Museget down He suggested I pray to the Muse
get down on my knees and pray
right there in the corner and he
said he meant it literally — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: endless patience will never be enoughthe only hope endless patience will never be enough
the only hope is to be the daylight — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Where will the meanings bewhen the words are Where will the meanings be
when the words are forgotten
will I see again
where you are — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Certain words now in our knowledge we will Certain words now in our knowledge we will not use again, and we will never forget them. We need them. Like the back of the picture. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: We travel far and fast and as we We travel far and fast and as we pass through we forget where we have been — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: What you remember saves you. What you remember saves you. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Every year without knowing it I have passed Every year without knowing it I have passed the day
When the last fires will wave to me — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: My words are the garment of what I My words are the garment of what I shall never be
Like the tucked sleeve of a one-armed boy. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Modern poetry, for me, began not in English Modern poetry, for me, began not in English at all but in Spanish, in the poems of Lorca. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Poetry is like making a joke. If you Poetry is like making a joke. If you get one word wrong at the end of a joke, you've lost the whole thing. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Part memory part distance remainingmine in the ways Part memory part distance remaining
mine in the ways that I learn to miss you — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Of course there is nothing the matter with Of course there is nothing the matter with the stars It is my emptiness among them While they drift farther away in the invisible morning — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: To succeed [,] consider what is as though To succeed [,] consider what is as though it were past, deem yourself inevitable and take credit for it. If you no longer believe, enlarge the temple. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Through all of youth I was looking for Through all of youth I was looking for you
without knowing what I was looking for — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I have been younger in October than in I have been younger in October
than in all the months of spring. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: When I was me I rememberedI could remember When I was me I remembered
I could remember what was not there
but may have been there
once — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: here is the known hand again knowing rememberingat here is the known hand again knowing remembering
at night after the doubting and the news of age — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Send me out into another lifelord because this Send me out into another life
lord because this one is growing faint
I do not think it goes all the way — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: A garden is made of hope. A garden is made of hope. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I offer you what I have myPoverty I offer you what I have my
Poverty — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Turning the pages patiently in search of meanings Turning the pages patiently in search of meanings — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By Michael Grant: Slice and Dice, Slice and Dice Slice and Dice, Slice and Dice — Michael Grant
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I am an abyss that I am trying I am an abyss that I am trying to cross. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: I wouldn't be happy about being considered a I wouldn't be happy about being considered a love poet or an environmental - I don't want any of those tags. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: All these years I have looked through your All these years I have looked through your limbs
to the river below and the roofs and the night
and you were the way I saw the world — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Laughter was the shape the darkness took around Laughter was the shape the darkness took around the first appearance of the light. — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: How beautiful you must beto have been able How beautiful you must be
to have been able to lead me
this far with only
the sound of your going away — W.S. Merwin
Merwin Quotes By W.S. Merwin: Tell me what you see vanishing and I Tell me what you see vanishing and I will tell you who you are — W.S. Merwin