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Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words by Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge
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“We can live quiet, apparently sedate lives if we express our wildness by risking and leaping in our writing...The strangest, most far-out renegade part of ourselves can be expressed in a poem while we sit quietly in our kitchen or bedroom. This can save our lives”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“Poems arrive. They hide in feelings and images, in weeds and delivery vans, daring us to notice and give them form with our words. They take us to an invisible world where light and dark, inside and outside meet.”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“Life can be like a poem that way, with the unexpected appearing in the room, not just on the page.”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“Image is the root of imagination.”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“Writing a poem is a form of listening, helping me discover what's wrong or frightening in my world as well as what delights me.”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“Wilfred Funk writes in Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories that originally all words were poems, since our language is based, like poems, in metaphor.”
Susan G. Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
“We tend to mistrust our own natures, as if uncontrolled we'd be freaky, dangerous, hateful, unacceptable, or at best, dull. I think in our culture we fear wisdom.”
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words