May Sarton Quotes

...I feel more alive when I'm writing than I do at any other time—except when I'm making love. Two things when you forget time, when nothing exists except the moment—the moment of writing, the moment of love. That perfect concentration is bliss.
May Sarton (1912-1995), U.S. author. As quoted in Women Writers Talking, ch. 1, by Janet Todd (1983).
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There is no end to the work of salvage In the drowning high seas of Christmas when loneliness, in the name of Christ (That longing!), attacks the world.
May Sarton (1912-1995), U.S. poet, novelist, and memoirist. "Christmas Letter to a Psychiatrist," part 2 lines 6-9 (1970).
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