"One writes because one has been touched by the yearning for and the despair of ever touching the Other."
"It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart."
"A man is a writer if all his words are strung in definite sentence sounds."
"I want to throw a party for the heartbreak that turned you into a poet."
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones."
"Eye contact is a dangerous, dangerous thing. But lovely. God, so lovely."
"Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?"