Diane Wakoski Quotes

Diane Wakoski Quotes: Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is pressured simply goes underground.
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Diane Wakoski Quote: I think that great poetry is the most interesting and complex use of the poet's language at that point in history, and so it's even more exciting when you read a poet like Yeats, almost 100 years old now, and you think that perhaps no one can really top that.
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Quotes about Diane Wakoski: ... poetry is one of the essential structures of civilization -- carrying myth, ritual, 'tales of the tribe' and the essence of language ...
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Quote about Diane Wakoski: So, I've never been politically correct, even before that term was available to us, and I have really identified with other people who don't want to be read as just a black poet, or just a woman poet, or just someone who represents a cause, an anti-Vietnam war poet.
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Diane Wakoski Sayings: Sometimes the archaism of the language when it's spoken is why we are all in love with the Irish today.
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Diane Wakoski Saying: PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates values that in themselves are probably quite worthy.
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Sayings about Diane Wakoski: What line breaks add to prose prosody is a connection between eye and ear which emphasizes the nature of the language by ... creating units of intent and emphasis, and by contouring the meloding pitch changes in the narrative-line.
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Saying about Diane Wakoski: I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from British or other English language poetry.
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