John Berryman - Quotes

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We must travel in the direction of our fear. ---->>>

Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made. ---->>>

The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he's in business. ---->>>

I didn't want to be like Yeats; I wanted to be Yeats. ---->>>

Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-25, 1914
Die: 01-07, 1972
Occupation: Poet

John Allyn McAlpin Berryman (born John Allyn Smith, Jr.; October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet and scholar, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and was considered a key figure in the Confessional school of poetry (wikipedia)