Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Quotation of the Week: Cate Marvin

"[S]ome of your best poems may never appear in a journal, and you have to trust your own knowledge that the poem is good despite the fact no one has 'picked it up' (a phrase I hate)."
Source: Cate Marvin, interviewed by Brian Brodeur for How a Poem Happens (via The Writer's Center)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Erika,

Not responding directly to this - the poetry mention reminded me of a recent NY Times book review that cast T. S. Eliot in a new light: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/books/review/Bloom-t.html?ref=books