Mary Szybist quotes

  • Dreams dress us carefully in the colors of power and faith.

  • As an artist I would like to eliminate the symbolic pretty much, for black is interesting not as a color but as a non-color and as the absence of color.

  • In my song you catch at times Note sweeter far than mine, And in the tangle of my rhymes Can scent the eglantine.

  • Scents as well as clothes and hairstyles can go a long way in revealing a part of yourself

  • In the embrace's release I caught the scent again. Unmistakable. Marijuana. These homos were high as kites.

  • When he is wounded, I bleed. {page 262 of John Adams}

  • Mom flipped through the magazines like the pages needed to be slapped.

  • If a scene is longer than three pages, it better be for a good reason.

  • ... Jimmy Page bought a Les Paul because he liked mine, but it was stolen, so he bought a Standard everybody raved about .. that's what he's famous for, but his first Les Paul was a Custom like mine ... I can remember he played a Gretsch before that

  • Learning is often spoken of as if we are watching the open pages of all the books which we have ever read, and then, when occasion arises, we select the right page to read aloud to the universe.