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Lyn Lifshin

  • The relationship between a mother and her daughter is as varied, as mysterious, as constantly changing and interconnected as the patterns that touch, move away from, and touch again in a kaleidoscope.

  • In the Eskimo language, the words for 'to breathe' and 'to make a poem' are the same.

    • Lyn Lifshin,
    • in Jack Heffron, ed., The Best Writing on Writing, vol. 2 ()

Lyn Lifshin, U.S. poet, educator