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Ross Gay

American,  Poet
Total Quotes : 9
Book Me Makes

'Beloved' is a book that makes me cry.

- Ross Gay

College Think I Think

'Beloved' by Toni Morrison. I think I read it first in college and have read it every few years since. The language itself is remarkable. I don't know that I've read a book that explains America so well.

- Ross Gay

Gardening About Same Thing

There's something about beautiful moments in sports that alters our experience of time. And I'd say the same thing about poetry and gardening. Gardening slows me down. I want to stop and observe everything.

- Ross Gay

Feet Need Year

I walk out to my backyard garden at certain times of the year, and I can't get 30 feet without stopping for 20 minutes because the goumis need trimming.

- Ross Gay

Lost Before Even

Part of the delight of my garden is that you just get lost in it before you've even started to do anything.

- Ross Gay

My Life Which Been

I have my own orchard, and I also work with the Bloomington Community Orchard, which has been one of the best experiences of my life.

- Ross Gay

College Woke Comic Books

I started reading seriously after I was in college. I read comic books. I read every 'Power Man' and 'Iron Fist' that ever came out. I had a teacher introduce me to poetry, and that kind of woke me up.

- Ross Gay

Think I Think Lives

I think it's crucial that we remember the lives of people, not their deaths. Our deaths are not our lives.

- Ross Gay

Love Winter Fruit

The madness of spring is so enticing. I love it when things are opening up and emerging from the ground. I also love the middle of summer when fruit is bursting forth, but I even love the garden in the winter when everything is resting.

- Ross Gay