【Top 14】Mark Strand Quotes

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1.    The future is always beginning now.    —   Mark Strand
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2.    It’s very hard to write humor.    —   Mark Strand
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3.    Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.    —   Mark Strand
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4.    Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure.    —   Mark Strand
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5.    Poetry is, first and last, language – the rest is filler.    —   Mark Strand
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6.    Poetry is something that happens in universities, in creative writing programs or in English departments.    —   Mark Strand
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7.    I would say that American poetry has always been a poetry of personal testimony.    —   Mark Strand
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8.    I think the best American poetry is the poetry that utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits the defects or triumphs of the poet’s personality.    —   Mark Strand
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9.    I certainly can’t speak for all cultures or all societies, but it’s clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose. It’s not part of the cultural mainstream.    —   Mark Strand
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10.    I believe that all poetry is formal in that it exists within limits, limits that are either inherited by tradition or limits that language itself imposes.    —   Mark Strand
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11.    And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written.    —   Mark Strand
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12.    And at least in poetry you should feel free to lie. That is, not to lie, but to imagine what you want, to follow the direction of the poem.    —   Mark Strand
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13.    A life is not sufficiently elevated for poetry, unless, of course, the life has been made into an art.    —   Mark Strand
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14.    A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile, even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be.    —   Mark Strand
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