For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.
Tags: Alive, Bird, Flowers
'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.
Tags: Either, Poems, Survival
At a certain age you're always uncertain how other people will take you.
Tags: Age, Uncertain
I don't think I do have a soul.
I started writing when I was about thirteen.
Tags: Started, Thirteen, Writing
I was desperately unhappy trying to adjust to the world.
Tags: Adjust, Trying, Unhappy
I'm not religious in any formal sense, not in any God sense.
Tags: God, Religious, Sense
In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.
Tags: Desperate, Kid, Mind
Things were so bad we ate rabbits that neighbours had run over and gave to us because they knew we were broke.
Tags: Bad, Knew, Run