Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Quote of the Day (W.H. Auden, on ‘The Poetic Imagination’ and the Statesman)

"All poets adore explosions, thunderstorms, tornadoes, conflagrations, ruins, scenes of spectacular carnage. The poetic imagination is not at all a desirable quality in a statesman."— English poet, critic, and playwright W.H. Auden (1907-1973), "The Poet and The City," The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays (1963)

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