More From Allen Tate
- "How does one happen to write a poem: where does it come from? That is the question asked by the psychologists or the geneticists of poetry."
- "Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values."
- "Narcissism and the Confederate dead cannot be connected logically, or even historically; even were the connection an historical fact, they would not stand connected as art, for no one experiences raw history."
More In Poetry
- "We read Robert Browning’s poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough."― Carl Sandburg
- "In the past, poetry came in the form of spells and chants used to effect change."― John Barton
- "Sometimes you have to take a break from being a crazy kid. You can’t be doing that all the time. Sometimes you just have to pay respect to your own simple-ness."― Sean Paul