Eileen Myles Quotes

Eileen Myles Quotes: I always think of childhood as the inarticulate moment, and you have your little camera. You were filming it, recording it, you just didn't know how to speak it.
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Eileen Myles Quote: I think poets are supposed to be writing for television and film. I grew up in the day of early TV that was so raw and funny, and I think we're in the next important moment of television, where it's really telling the epic of the culture like Charles Dickens was doing in the 19th century with his serialized novels.
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Quotes about Eileen Myles: Poetry is my politics. It's an opportunity that gives me a way to speak.
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Quote about Eileen Myles: As a reader I feel included a lot in Julie Carr's hard and beautiful book. I can pretty much hear its author speak
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Eileen Myles Sayings: I was a working-class kid from Boston. But I never lost my accent because I felt like that was what I was doing. I didn't have to perform Woody Guthrie like Bob Dylan did in the '60s, I just had to make myself be Eileen Myles and let that be my shield.
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