Gerald Stern

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. /america/ Gerald Stern quotes

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Eugene Ryabyi Beauty has the name of a loved person; for a child, beauty is a mother, and for a man, beauty is a beloved woman. [10/12/2020 05:10:52] More


Eugene Ryabyi A child who has grown up without a mother is a person without half a heart. [10/10/2020 07:10:47] More


Ugo Foscolo The sacrifice of our homeland is consummated: all is lost; and life, even if granted, will remain for us only to mourn our misfortunes, and our infamy. [10/03/2020 12:10:07] More


Eugene Ryabyi Death is the Achilles heel of life. [10/19/2020 06:10:46] More


Michail Leontiev The Nobel Prize in Economics has become a comedy. You know, this is the Darwin Prize! [10/21/2020 02:10:46] More