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“The primary function of the creative use of language — in our age — is to try to constantly restore words to their meanings, to keep the living tissue of responsibility alive.”
“If there is anything I love most, in the poems I love, it is the audible braiding of that bravery, that essential empty-handedness, and that willingness to be taken by surprise, all in one voice.”
“I’d say poetry wants to be contagious ...”
Jorie Graham, U.S. poet