James Fenton Quote

He tells you, in the sombrest notes,
If poets want to get their oats,
The first step is to slit their throats.
The way to divide
The sheep of poetry from the goats
Is suicide.


Children in Exile (1983)

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He tells you, in the sombrest notes, If poets want to get their oats, The first step is to slit their throats. The way to divide The sheep of poetry...

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He tells you, in the sombrest notes, If poets want to get their oats, The first step is to slit their throats. The way to divide The sheep of poetry...

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He tells you, in the sombrest notes, If poets want to get their oats, The first step is to slit their throats. The way to divide The sheep of poetry...

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He tells you, in the sombrest notes, If poets want to get their oats, The first step is to slit their throats. The way to divide The sheep of poetry...