C Day Lewis Quotes & Wallpapers


Total Quotes: 10


First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. C Day Lewis

A poet is not a public figure. A poet should be read and not seen. C Day Lewis

Now the peak of summer's past, the sky is overcast And the love we swore would last for an age seems deceit. C Day Lewis

We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. C Day Lewis

How selfhood begins with a walking away, and love is proved in the letting go. C Day Lewis

No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster? C Day Lewis

We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, we'd like to believe, We'd like to love, but we've lost the knack. C Day Lewis

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C Day Lewis

There's a kind of release And a kind of torment in every goodbye for every man. C Day Lewis

First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. C Day Lewis



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