Sunday, October 11, 2009

What Is Your Favorite Line from a Poem?

"We all have reasons for moving. I move to keep things whole."

~Mark Strand, from
Keeping Things Whole.

Now, what's your favorite line from a poem?


Collin Kelley said...

For here there is no place that does not see you. You must change your life. - Rilke

My friend, my friend, I was born doing reference work in sin, and born confessing it. - Sexton

Jessie Carty said...

For the listener, who listens in the snow / And, nothing himself, beholds / nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.

-Wallace Stevens - The Snow Man

January said...

Thank you thank you Jessie and Collin. Love those poems. Thanks for those words today.

Samantha Drouin said...

What we desire, more than a season or weather, is the comfort/Of being strangers, at least to ourselves. - Mark Strand


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