Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way. It's delightful to distort size, to see something that's tiny as though it were vast.
I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation.
If a poem is not memorable, there's probably something wrong. One of the problems of free verse is that much of the free verse poetry is not memorable.
The young people have MTV and rock and roll. Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age. It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times.
A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does.
Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it's timeless, that it reaches back.
Pound's translation of Chinese poetry was maybe the most important thing I read. Eliot a little bit later.
The great watershed of modern poetry is French, more than English.
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