A collection of Writing Quotes by Robert Morgan
I write as a way of keeping myself going. You build your life around writing, and it's what gets you through. So it's partly just curiosity to see what you can do.
I think that it's more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction.
The Language Poets are writing only about language itself. The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself. That seems to me a kind of dead end.
Southern poets are still writing narrative poems, poems in forms, dramatic poems.
Maybe the example of Southern fiction writing has been so powerful that Southern poets have sort of keyed themselves to that.