A new wound makes all the old ones ache again.
~ Mignon McLaughlin
Carl Sandburg Quotes
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.
Poetry is a packsack of invisible keepsakes.
I've written some poetry I don't understand myself.
A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure if they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
The marvelous rebellion of man at all signs reading "Keep Off."
Poetry is a search for syllables to shoot at the barriers of the unknown and the unknowable.
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head.
Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.