“The imagination is…”

under-the-sea-401521_640“The imagination is a deep-sea diver that rakes the bottom of the poet’s mind and dredges up sleeping images…If we go deep enough, we may discover the secret place where our key images have been stored since childhood.”

Stanley Kunitz, poet

(Cited in Robert Campbell, (October 1, 2000) God, Man and Whale (review of The Collected Poems, by Stanley Kunitz), New York Times, p. BR 16.)

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