Robert Hass Quotes

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Robert Hass quotes: It is good sometimes for poetry to disenchant us. It is good sometimes for poetry to disenchant us.
Robert Hass quotes: It is like the keening sound the moon makes sometimes,/rising. It is like the keening sound the moon makes sometimes,/rising.
Robert Hass quotes: Writing is an incessant process of discovery. Writing is an incessant process of discovery.
Robert Hass quotes: I got interested in the question of literacy because writers are always moaning about why more people don't read books. I got interested in the question of literacy because writers are always moaning about why more people don't read books.
Robert Hass quotes: The basis of art is change in the universe. The basis of art is change in the universe.
Robert Hass quotes: It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written. It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written.
Robert Hass quotes: Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.
Robert Hass quotes: Golf is a worrier's game, inward, concentrated, a matter of inches, invented by the same people who gave us Presbyterianism. Golf is a worrier's game, inward, concentrated, a matter of inches, invented by the same people who gave us Presbyterianism.
Robert Hass quotes: Don't worry, spiders,I keep housecasually. Don't worry, spiders,
I keep house
casually.
Robert Hass quotes: When I was in college, I lost my scholarship one year. I had enough money for tuition, but not room and board. So I camped in the hills. When I was in college, I lost my scholarship one year. I had enough money for tuition, but not room and board. So I camped in the hills.
Robert Hass quotes: The birds are silent in the woods. / Just wait: soon enough / You will be quiet too The birds are silent in the woods. / Just wait: soon enough / You will be quiet too
Robert Hass quotes: Ko Un is a crucial poet for the twenty-first century, and this is an enormously fresh and vivid translation. Ko Un is a crucial poet for the twenty-first century, and this is an enormously fresh and vivid translation.
Robert Hass quotes: I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time. I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time.
Robert Hass quotes: Nostalgia locates desire in the past where it suffers no active conflict and can be yearned toward pleasantly. Nostalgia locates desire in the past where it suffers no active conflict and can be yearned toward pleasantly.
Robert Hass quotes: All the new thinking is about loss. In this it resembles all the old thinking All the new thinking is about loss. In this it resembles all the old thinking
Robert Hass quotes: Poetry is a fireplace in summer or a fan in winter. Poetry is a fireplace in summer or a fan in winter.
Robert Hass quotes: Justice is the well water of the city of/ Novgorod, black and sweet Justice is the well water of the city of/ Novgorod, black and sweet