Maxine Kumin

1925 -

A Quote by Maxine Kumin on time

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The time on either side of now stands fast.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: July, Against Hunger, 1978

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on life and stillness

And the pond's stillness nippled as if by rain instead is pocked with life.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: Creatures, 1972

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on judaism

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Can it be I am the only Jew residing in Danville, Kentuchy, looking for matzoh in the Safeway and the A & P?

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: Living Alone with Jesus, 1972

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on death and lies

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Here on the drawing board fingers and noses leak from the air brush maggots lie under if i should die before if i should die in the back room stacked up in smooth boxes like soapflakes or tunafish wait the undreamt of.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: The Nightmare Factory, 1970

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin

I took the lake between my legs.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: Morning Swim, 1965

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on fatherhood

It is said to begin with the father.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: The Horsewoman, 1975

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on love

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Love, we are a small pond.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: We Are, 1970

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on audiences, daughters, and sons

Our daughters and sons have burst from the marionette show leaving a tangle of strings and gone into the unlit audience.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: The Absent Ones, 1972

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin

Something went crabwise across the snow this morning.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: The Presence, 1970

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A Quote by Maxine Kumin on water

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Meanwhile let us cast one shadow in air and water.

Maxine Kumin (1925 -)

Source: Turning To, 1972

Contributed by: Zaady

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