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    However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it.
    — James Schuyler
    tags: poem 
     
    A nothing day full of wild beauty .... Little fish stream by, a river in water.
    — James Schuyler
    tags: beauty  wild  water 
     
    What are the questions you wish to ask?
    — James Schuyler
    tags: wishes  questions 
     
    It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an interest in a work which one enjoyed writing
    — James Schuyler
    tags: work  learn  writing 
     
    I do not usually revise much, though I often cut, particularly the end or toward the end of a poem
    — James Schuyler
    tags: poem 
     
    One tends to write beyond what's needed
    — James Schuyler
    tags: write 
     
    It seems to me that readers sometimes make the genesis of a poem more mysterious than it is (by that I perhaps mean, think of it as something outside their own experience)
    — James Schuyler
    tags: poem 
     
    In the past I have declined to comment on my own work: because, it seems to me, a poem is what it is; because a poem is itself a definition, and to try to redefine it is to be apt to falsify it; and because the author is the person least able to consider his work objectively
    — James Schuyler
    tags: people  work  past  poem  author  definition 
     
    Snow falling softly on lashes of eyes you love, and a cold cheek growing warm next to your own in hushed dark familial December.
    — James Schuyler
    tags: dark  eyes 
     
    The aim of the poet, or other artist, is first to make something; and it's impossible to make something out of words and not communicate
    — James Schuyler
    tags: impossible  poet  artist 
     
    I wish i could press snowflakes in a book like flowers.
    — James Schuyler
    tags: wishes  flowers  book 
     
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