Stephen Burt Quotes

Stephen Burt Quotes: Some poets marry a language; some have affairs with it; some treat it as a parent, some as a child, some as an equal, or as a friend.
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Stephen Burt Quote: In pursuing certain virtues - colorful local effects, personae and personality, juxtaposition, close calls with nonsense, uncertainty, critiques of ordinary language - the current crop of American poets necessarily give up on others.
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