Great writers arrive among us like new diseases -- threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible.

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Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings And some are treasured for their markings - They cause the eyes to melt Or the body to shriek without pain.

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I used to carry a copy of Ulysses with me everywhere just in case I was knocked down by a bus. It seemed more important than having clean underwear.

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Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible.

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The task of the artist at any time is uncompromisingly simple to discover what has not yet been done, and to do it.

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About Craig Raine

Quotes 5 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16
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