Sunday, August 25, 2013

Thought for the Day

Going too fast for myself I missed
more than I think I can remember
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* Opening lines of W.S. Merwin's poem "Turning" (2011) from New and Uncollected Poems in Volume 2 of The Collected Poems of W.S. Merwin, J.D. McClatchy, Editor (The Library of America, 2013)

The Collected Poems Page at The Library of America (An excerpt from an in-progress documentary about Merwin is here. Merwin reads two of his poems.)

2 comments:

S. Etole said...

What a great quote. So much truth in that.

nance said...

:-)