Sunday, January 2, 2011

Thought for the Day

It is time for all the heroes to go home
if they have any, time for all of us common ones
to locate ourselves by the real things
we live by.
~ William Stafford, Poet*

* Excerpt from "Allegiances"

William Stafford, 1914 - 1993

William Stafford Archives


Selected Poems

Friends of William Stafford

Modern American Poetry Pages for William Stafford

Poetry Foundation Page for William Stafford Page for William Stafford

Also see my post here on a William Stafford documentary. (Scroll to last item.) I earlier featured another Stafford quote here.