“I’m sitting now outside of my pool hall watching the hipsters come by in their curious shoes.”
"The needle is always swinging between two extremes with me. One is the gravitas of subject matter, a kind of surly nose-to-the-groundness, almost a nonpoetry, and the other is the lift and frolic of the words in themselves. I like poetry that doesn’t fancy itself up to be poetry."
”It’s shortsighted of Disney not to have built an amusement park: College World, with fraternities, sororities, sports, endless partying, but no classes or library or labs. It would not be appreciably different.”