A Poet Reflects

"We speak of rhyme as a memory aid, but not of striking images and unusual similitudes that have a way of making themselves impossible to forget."
—Charles Simic, The Poet’s Notebook: Excerpts from the Notebooks of 26 American Poets (W.W. Norton & Co., 1995)

"We speak of rhyme as a memory aid, but not of striking images and unusual similitudes that have a way of making themselves impossible to forget."

—Charles Simic, The Poet’s Notebook: Excerpts from the Notebooks of 26 American Poets (W.W. Norton & Co., 1995)