Sunday, January 6, 2013

Thought for the Day

The tale is often wiser than the teller.*
~ Dana Gioia, Poet, Critic, Arts Leader

* Quoted from "The Lunatic, The Lover, and The Poet" in Pity the Beautiful: Poems (Graywolf Press, May 2012)

Dana Gioia Website (At the link, you'll find recent reviews of Pity the Beautiful; selections from the collection are here.)

Dana Gioia Profiles at Academy of American Poets,  Aspen InstituteThe New York TimesThe Poetry Foundation, USC Price

Dana Gioia on FaceBook


Louise Gallagher said...

Like it!

Kathleen said...

I've found that to be true, either as a listener or a teller!

S. Etole said...

Sometimes one wonders how that can be.

Lorna Cahall said...

Thanks Maureen. I can't tell you how many poets and writers I have found from your postings. This sounds just wonderful.