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"The birth of a true poet is neither an insignificant event nor an easy delivery.

The American Poet Who Went Home Again (2009)


"In an age when nations and individuals routinely exchange murder for murder, when the healing grace of authentic spirituality is usurped by the divisive politics of religious organizations, and when broken hearts bleed pain in darkness without the r

The American Poet Who Went Home Again (2009)


All men are equal before fish.

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn.
Hesiod

Have enough sense to know, ahead of time, when your skills will not extend to wallpapering.

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.

I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.

I was born in very sorry circumstances. Both of my parents were very sorry.

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.

My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings.



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