Richard Hugo Quotes

Richard Hugo Quotes: A creative writing class may be one of the last places you can go where your life still matters.
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Richard Hugo Quote: To write a poem you must have a streak of arrogance-- not in real life I hope. In real life try to be nice. It will save you a hell of a lot of trouble and give you more time to write.
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Quotes about Richard Hugo: ...an imagined town is at least as real as an actual town. If it isn't, you may be in the wrong business. Our words come from obsessions we must submit to, whatever the social cost. It can be hard. It can be worse forty years from now if you feel you could have done it and didn't. It is narcissistic, vain, egotistical, unrealistic, selfish, and hateful to assume emotional ownership of a town or a word. It is also essential.
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Quote about Richard Hugo: Never want to say anything so strongly that you give up the option of finding something better. If you have to say it, you will.
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