Anthony Hecht

Anthony Hecht

American poet and critic
Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.More Anthony Hecht quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Merely to have survived is not an index of excellence.More Anthony Hecht quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library.More Anthony Hecht quotes [08/14/2011 04:08:18]
I'm filled with admiration, delight, and gratitude at discovering James Lasdun's poems in A Jump Start. He has wit, speed, intelligence, a keen eye, precision, and imagination of a high order.More Anthony Hecht quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch's brew.More Anthony Hecht quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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