[LMB] Quote: Re-Reading a Book

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Wed May 16 06:42:46 BST 2018


I have commented that Edna St. Vincent Millay's "Prayer to Persephone"
would make anybody who's a parent cry.

_Especially_ one that had lost a child.

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 10:30 PM, A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com>
wrote:

> When I re-read Sara Teasdale’s love poems in my 30’s, I saw a co-dependant
> woman and a series of poor choices in men.
>
> Still loved her nature poems, and There Will Come Soft Rains, which title
> was the source for Ray Bradbury’s story https://m.poets.org/poetsorg/
> poem/there-will-come-soft-rains
>
> A. Marina Fournier
> Valley of Heart’s Delight, CA
> saffronrose at me.com
> sent from iFionnghuala
>
> > On May 15, 2018, at 3:06 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >> On May 15, 2018, at 7:09 AM, Carol Botteron <cjbotteron at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did
> >> before; you see more in yourself than there was before.
> >> --Clifton Fadiman, editor and critic (15 May 1904-1999)
> >
> > Nice quote - but I *do* see more in the book than I did before.
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