Poem Tryouts: It’s Miller Time

Margo Roby: Wordgathering

8:16 a.m. — Atlanta

listening to Harry Belafonte singing Kingston Market

Hello, all. We have a cool, grey day here. Go Autumn. Meanwhile, for your writing pleasure, I have eight statements made by author, Henry Miller:

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.

An artist is always alone — if [s]he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.

One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric…

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