Best Quotes by Galway Kinnell (Top 10)

  1. Let our scars fall in love.
  2. Sometimes it is necessary To reteach a thing its loveliness
  3. is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness, to put a hand on its brow of the flower and retell it in words and in touch it is lovely until it flowers again from within, of self-blessing...
  4. The first step in the journey is to lose your way.
  5. To me, poetry is somebody standing up, so to speak, and saying, with as little concealment as possible, what it is for him or her to be on earth at this moment
  6. Never mind. The self is the least of it. Let our scars fall in love.
  7. When I sleepwalk into your room, and pick you up, and hold you up in the moonlight, you cling to me hard, as if clinging could save us. I think you think I will never die, I think I exude to you the permanence of smoke or stars, even as my broken arms heal themselves around you.
  8. Prose is walking; poetry is flying
  9. Turn on the dream you lived through the unwavering gaze. It is as you thought: the living burn. In the floating days may you discover grace.
  10. Little sleep's-head sprouting hair in the moonlight, when I come back we will go out together, we will walk out together among, the ten thousand things, each scratched too late with such knowledge, the wages of dying is love.

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