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We have a collection of 7 Poetry quotes from Anne Stevenson

"A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties." (ID 35126)

"Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly." (ID 35129)

"I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy." (ID 35710)

"I don't like poetry that just slaps violent words on a canvas, as it were." (ID 35711)

"I'm not really quiet or shy. Ask any of my friends! But I always ground my poetry in life itself. Poetry is an art of language, though, so I am always aware of every word's meaning, or multiple meanings." (ID 35712)

"I have always made my own rules, in poetry as in life - though I have tried of late to cooperate more with my family. I do, however, believe that without order or pattern poetry is useless." (ID 35713)

"Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry." (ID 35715)

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