for writers and readers….
A person might be able to make poems but be unable to make chairs, not because she could only make poems, but because it didn’t happen to her to make chairs. In the long run a person who could make good poems would certainly come round to making good chairs, and the other way round.
Poet Laura Riding writing to Catherine, the eight year old daughter of Robert Graves and published in Four Unpublished Letters
Reblogged this on Literacy and Me and commented: