James Tate Quotes

Rather, they gather the blue objects of the world and construct from them a nest—
James Tate (b. 1943), U.S. poet. The Blue Booby (l. 11-15). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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the stars turn slowly in the blue foil beside them like the eyes of a mild savior.
James Tate (b. 1943), U.S. poet. The Blue Booby (l. 39-41). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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when I see you, as I have seen you at least once every year of my life, spin across the wilds of the sky like a tiny, African god, I feel dead.
James Tate (b. 1943), U.S. poet. The Lost Pilot (l. 32-37). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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