Quote for Today: Jean Cocteau

Core (Cored Sculpture), Isamu Noguchi Noguchi Museum. Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA

Core (Cored Sculpture), Isamu Noguchi, 1978 Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA, Image by Katherine McDaniel

Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet’s job. The rest is literature.

Jean Cocteau

One thought on “Quote for Today: Jean Cocteau

  1. Pingback: Poetry Is | Two Voices, One Song

Leave a Reply