Kenneth Rexroth - Quotes

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Man thrives where angels would die of ecstasy and where pigs would die of disgust. ---->>>

The basic line in any good verse is cadenced... building it around the natural breath structures of speech. ---->>>

You don't become a saint until you lead a good life whether in Tibet or Italy or America. ---->>>

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple. She saw the Life write up on Buddhism, with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid. She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up. ---->>>

Did you know I staged the first performance in America of At the Hawk's Well? ---->>>

I've been around jazz and jazz musicians most of my life. ---->>>

This isn't the best town for what we're doing. Too many other things to pull the crowds away. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-22, 1905
Die: 06-06, 1982
Occupation: Poet

Kenneth Charles Marion Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. He is regarded as a central figure in the San Francisco Renaissance, and paved the groundwork for the movement. Although he did not consider himself to be a Beat poet, and disliked the association, he was dubbed the "Father of the Beats" by Time Magazine (wikipedia)