Sunday, October 27, 2013

Thought for the Day

We must unlearn the constellations to see the stars.
~ Jack Gilbert

Quoted from "Tear It Down" in Jack Gilbert's collection The Great Fires: Poems 1982-1992 (Knopf, 2001)

Jack Gilbert (1925-2012), American Poet

Jack Gilbert Profiles at The Academy of American Poets and Poetry Foundation

Chard deNiord, "An Interview with Jack Gilbert", Poetry Daily Prose Feature, 2011

Debbie Elliott, "Jack Gilbert: Notes from a Poet's Well-Observed Life", NPR, April 30, 2006

Sarah Fay, "Jack Gilbert", Interview for The Art of Poetry, No. 91, The Paris Review, Fall/Winter 2005

Jack Gilbert: Collected Poems (Knopf, 2012) Review by Dwight Garner at The New York Times, March 13, 2012

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