Kay Ryan Quotes.
It isn’t ever delicate to live.
BAIT GOAT There is a distance where magnets pull, we feel, having held them back. Likewise there is a distance where words attract. Set one out like a bait goat and wait and seven others will approach. But watch out: roving packs can pull your word away. You find your stake yanked and some rough bunch to thank.
Action creates/a taste/for itself.
The only real access that I have to my mind is when I’m writing.
As for reality, I don’t even have any interest in that word.
The satisfactions/of agreement are/immediate as sugar–/a melting of the/granular, a syrup/that lingers, shared/not singular./Many prefer it.
A lot of the job that one has to do as a writer is to protect the thing that doesn’t match the world.
Forgetting takes space./Forgotten matters displace/as much anything else as/anything else. We must/skirt unlabeled crates/as thought it made sense/and take them when we go/to other states.
The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection.
What keeps me writing is that I can only know through writing. My major sense organ is apparently a pencil.
I simply want to celebrate the fact that right near your home, year in and year out, a community college is quietly – and with very little financial encouragement – saving lives and minds. I canвЂ™t think of a more efficient, hopeful or egalitarian machine, with the possible exception of the bicycle.
Failure: the renewable resource.
CROWN Too much rain loosens trees. In the hills giant oaks fall upon their knees. You can touch parts you have no right toвЂ” places only birds should fly to.
I have tried to live very quietly, so I could be happy.
Who would have guessed it possible that waiting is sustainable. A place with its own harvest.
A too closely watched flower/blossoms the wrong color./Excess attention to the jonquil/turns it gentian. Flowers/need it tranquil to get/their hues right. Some/only open at midnight.
Tenderness and Rot Tenderness and rot share a border. And rot is an aggressive neighbor whose iridescence keeps creeping over. No lessons can be drawn from this however. One is not two countries. One is not meat corrupting. It is important to stay sweet and loving.
ItвЂ™s hard not to jump out instead of waiting to be found. ItвЂ™s hard to be alone so long and then hear someone come around. ItвЂ™s like some form of skinвЂ™s developed in the air that, rather than have torn, you tear. “Hide and Seek
Gaps don’t/just happen./There is a/generative element/inside them,/a welling motion/ as when cold/waters shoulder/up through/warmer oceans./And where gaps/choose to widen,/coordinates warp,/even in places/constant since/the oldest maps.