Gary Snyder Quotes

I cannot remember things I once read A few friends, but they are in cities. Drinking cold snow-water from a tin cup Looking down for miles Through high still air.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout (l. 6-10). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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No paradise, no fall, Only the weathering land The wheeling sky, Man, with is Satan Scouring the chaos of the mind. Oh Hell!
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Milton by Firelight (l. 25-30). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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In ten thousand years the Sierras Will be dry and dead, home of the scorpion.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Milton by Firelight (l. 22-23). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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What use Milton, a silly story Of our lost general parents, eaters of fruit?
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Milton by Firelight (l. 10-12). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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A clear, attentive mind Has no meaning but that Which sees is truly seen. No one loves rock, yet we are here.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Piute Creek (l. 19-22). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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All the junk that goes with being human Drops away, hard rock wavers Even the heavy present seems to fail This bubble of a heart.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Piute Creek (l. 12-15). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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each rock a word a creek-washed stone Granite: ingrained with torment of fire and weight
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Riprap (l. 19-22). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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These poems, people, lost ponies with Dragging saddles— and rocky sure-foot trails.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Riprap (l. 11-14). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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sometimes sleeping in the open I think backwhen I had you.
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. Siwashing It Out Once (l. 15-16). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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He stands in warm water Soap all over the smooth of his thigh and stomach "Gary don't soap my hair!" Mhis eye-sting fear—
Gary Snyder (b. 1930), U.S. poet. The Bath (l. 8-11). . . No Nature; New and Selected Poems [Gary Snyder]. (1992) Pantheon Books.
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