Simon Armitage Quotes

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Born: May 26, 1963, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Author

I'd never really been content with just churning out these slim volumes every three or four years. I've always tried to think of poetry as an active ingredient in the language rather than just something that appears between the covers of thin books.
- Simon Armitage

If you were going to choose a way of making your way in this world and a place to start from, you might not choose poetry and you might not choose Huddersfield.
- Simon Armitage

People who read poetry, for example, like the feel, the heft and the smell of a book.
- Simon Armitage

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