Sunday, October 12, 2014

Thought for the Day

Art is that chalice into which we pour
the wine of transcendence.
~ Stanley Kunitz, 1905-2006, American Poet

Quoted from "Instead of a Foreword: Speaking of Poetry" in Stanley Kunitz, Passing Through: The Later Poems New and Selected (W.W. Norton, 1995)

Chris Busa, "Stanley Kunitz, The Art of Poetry No. 29", Interview, The Paris Review, Spring 1982

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, "Stanley Kunitz, Poet Laureate, Dies at 100", Obituary, The New York Times, May 16, 2006

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