If people hurt you, tell on them: perhaps you'll heal.
If language hurts you, make the damage real.
("XV. Rnadall Jarrell")
Or is poetry picking the scarcest word
("'Scared by the Smallest Shriek of a Pig, and When Wounded, Always Give Ground")
She said, It was like what she was interested in was not so much the story of her grandmother but how to tell the story of her grandmother--how to be the storyteller.
The only way this will make sense to you is if I tell the story not how I understand it now, but tailor it to the way my research suggests you think. But then, if I am not careful, it becomes a story which, while starting to reveal something, will still always miss the point.
Be that as it may. Considering what our interactions are soon to be, we should make an effort.
and sometimes I talk to him, other times I don't feel like it.
Every morning the birds want something so loudly
it makes everyone get up.
[MFA Thesis pdf link]