Sunday, September 6, 2015

Thought for the Day

. . . One finds one's way toward a poem
. . . by intuition, through openness, by grasping, stumbling.
~ Davis McCombs, Poet

Quoted from Caitlin Love, "The Presence of the Past: A Q&A with Poet Davis McCombs", Arkansas Times, August 27, 2015

Davis McCombs, Winner, 2015 Porter Fund Literary Prize (for Arkansas Writers); Author, Ultima Thule (Yale University Press, 2000), Winner, 1999 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, and Dismal Rock (Tupelo Press, 2007); Director, Program in Creative Writing and Translation, University of Arkansas

Matt Sumpter, "An Interview with Davis McCombs", The Journal Blog, January 14, 2013 (Read his poem "Ozark Landscape" in The Journal magazine.)

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