Popular quotes of famous Poet Carol Ann Duffy

Popular quotes of famous Poet Carol Ann Duffy

It’s always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal.
I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite.
Every day is a gift with a child, no matter what problems you have.
Like the sand and the oyster, it’s a creative irritant. In each poem, I’m trying to reveal a truth, so it can’t have a fictional beginning.
Between 9am and 3pm is when I work most intensely.
Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings.
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there’s no way I’d do anything to undermine that belief.
I still read Donne, particularly his love poems.
I write in that space between Ella’s childhood and mine. I know it all sounds a bit sinister.
I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety.

Popular quotes of famous Poet Carol Ann Duffy

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