More From Diane Wakoski
- "PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates values that in themselves are probably quite worthy."
- "High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art, and American poetry is not excluded from this."
- "I’m perfectly happy when I look out at an audience and it’s all women. I always think it’s kind of odd, but then, more women than men, I think, read and write poetry."
More In Poetry
- "I see a resurgence of interest in poetry. I am less optimistic about the prospects for the arts when it comes to federal funding."― Rita Dove
- "But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity."― Alfred de Vigny
- "Poetry was invented as an mnemonic device to enable people to remember their prayers."― Peter Davison