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"The silences and what is left out of any given Creeley poem carry equal weight with what is written down." August Kleinzahler • The New York Times
"The whole business of surprise as you write is the great joy." Bill Manhire talks to Rebecca Lancashire • The Age
"Matthea Harvey has Stevie Smith’s knack for writing throwaway lines that in the end seem less like Post-it notes than ransom letters." David Orr • The New York Times
"His likeness to earlier makers of lyric poems — to Herrick, Housman, Hardy, Gurney, Frost — will help his verse endure." Stephen Burt on Robert Creeley • London Review of Books
"The enemy is words, words, words." Samuel Menashe talks to Rachel Aviv • Nextbook
"You’ll know the sincere poem from the way it moves." Peter Campion • Poetry
"I get up at 5. I turn on the computer, and I start reading newspapers, and within a half an hour, I’m so full of energy and anger and ready to start the day." Charles Simic talks to Deborah Solomon • The New York Times Magazine

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