Saturday, June 24, 2017

When I Stop Becoming

I make myself up from everything I am, or could be. For many years I was more desire than fact. When I stop becoming, that’s when I worry.
― Stephen Dunn, Walking Light: Memoirs and Essays on Poetry

Although I know it's unfair, I reveal myself one mask at a time.
― Stephen Dunn

There are always the simple events of your life that you might try to convert into legend.
― Stephen Dunn