Gerald Stern

Gerald Stern

Oppressed persons, oppressed cultures, tend to be more political, obviously, as are those with a rage for justice, or the crazy messianic desire.More Gerald Stern quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've spent hundreds of hours working over words, and part of me, a large part of me, has a desire to do something else.More Gerald Stern quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In America it's a particular problem. The artist, particularly the poet, is just unacknowledged; if I can use that dumb word. Maybe it has always been that way. Maybe the only way he or she can be acknowledged is to be connected with some movement, be it religious or political.More Gerald Stern quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Attachment has to do with suffering, so it's really close to Buddhism, because Buddhism wants to relieve you from suffering; you're supposed to escape from suffering.More Gerald Stern quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Bruce Smith is a tender master of music, and beautiful lines, and complex thoughts, and fascinating wild personal and cultural references.More Gerald Stern quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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