Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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Maxine Kumin

The thing about memorizing poetry is that it gets in the bloodstream. I say to graduate students who so resist the thought of having to memorize a poem a week: “I’m doing you a favor. I’m giving you an internal library to draw on when you’re taken political prisoner.”

Maxine Kumin

Written by nevalalee

September 25, 2015 at 7:30 am

Posted in Books, Quote of the Day

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  1. I like how the rotary dial phone is so functional on the floor in this picture.

    EarthGround

    September 25, 2015 at 8:16 am

  2. It looks like my office.

    nevalalee

    October 11, 2015 at 8:17 pm


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