How To Write Better

I long to be a greater failure in life so I can write better books.

–Theodore Roethke

4 responses to “How To Write Better

  1. Now that’s just dumb. It’s impossible to be a failure in life.

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  2. You’re probably right. Being conventional is likely the enemy of art. 🙂 But it’s a sad thing to think that convention is Life!

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  3. I’m especially fond of his poem, “In a dark time, the eye begins to see…”

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