Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Diane Ackerman
(1948-____) born on
Oct 7
US "poet, writer, social worker". "She is noted for stretching the limits of what poets write about; wrote "The Other Night," 1974."

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F
There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses.

R
We live on the leash of our senses.
A
"A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically."
N
"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between."
K
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""A Natural History of the Senses," 1990."
R: ""A Natural History of the Senses," 1990."
A: ""The Writer on Her Work," vol, 1, ed. Janet Sternburg, 1991."
N: ""A Natural History of the Senses," 1990."
K: "In "Simpson's Contemporary Quotations," by James B. Simpson, 1988."


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