Stanley Kunitz Quotes
Most popular Stanley Kunitz Quotes
In every house of marriage there's room for an interpreter.
Art is that chalice into which we pour the wine of transcendence.
Poetry, I have insisted, is ultimately mythology, the telling of the stories of the soul.
Though I lack the art to decipher it, no doubt the next chapter in my book of transformations is already written. I am not done with my changes.
The poem comes in the form of a blessing—"like rapture breaking on the mind," as I tried to phrase it in my youth. Through the years I have found this gift of poetry to be life-sustaining, life-enhancing, and absolutely unpredictable.