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aliner: "Delmore was already the poet on the cross of culture, every muscle contorted; Brooklyn's best, nailed down." - Alfred Kazin on Delmore Schwartz, 1978

aliner: Let us be aware of the true dark gods Acknowledgeing the cache of the crotch The primitive pure and pwerful pink and grey private sensitivites Wincing, marvelous in their sweetness, whence rises the future. Therefore let us praise Miss Marilyn Monroe. - Delmore Schwartz

BeineckeLibrary: Heavy notation: Delmore Schwartz's copy of Finnegans Wake by James Joyce via

wildwritinglife: My favorite title of the day: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (by Delmore Schwartz)

aliner: James Gorney on being a student in Delmore Schwartz's lectures on James' Ulysses.

aliner: Delmore Schwartz named his cat after the first word in Finnegan's Wake.

aliner: “ I love my wife, but oh you id,” said Ferdinand, who had studied Freud and Tin Pan Alley. - Delmore Schwartz, “The World Is A Wedding” (one of my personal favorites, particularly for the argument about reading books at the table— which is quite familiar:)

aliner: This life can go and take a flying La Rochefoucauld for itself. - Delmore Schwartz, fictionalizing the PR soirées

aliner: An extended quote from Edmund Wilson’s AXEL’s CASTLE in Delmore Schwartz’s “New Year’s Eve.” The Proustian world keeps spinning.

highroadjives: On beautiful New York days like this I wish I wish go back to the White Horse tavern in 1963 and watch Delmore Schwartz pontificate over endless shots of bourbon.

aliner: “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities” by Delmore Schwartz— a short short story whose narrator swerves between the dread of a cinema film and imagining his parents’ courtship. Fantastic POV technique. Perfect for American fiction course on 20th cen. Eastern Jewish diaspora.

aliner: No one truly exists in the real world, because no one knows all that he is to other human beings, all they say behind his back, and all the foolishness which the future will bring him. - Delmore Schwartz, “America! America!”

ordinarytimemag: Ben Sears: POETS Day! Delmore Schwartz

Tarpsoff1: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. ~ Delmore Schwartz

ordinarytimemag: Ben Sears: POETS Day! Delmore Schwartz

NotBryanRay: "...the people in the city were detained in a prison, the prison of the way in which each made his living and all secured the goods deemed necessary or desirable." —from CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER by Delmore Schwartz

societyblogger: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. ~ Delmore Schwartz

sumit_arp: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. -Delmore Schwartz

KnebelTami: Quote of the day Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. Delmore Schwartz American poet

ealHixetaKalkri: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. - Delmore Schwartz

trumwill: Ben Sears: POETS Day! Delmore Schwartz

aliner: Dwight Macdonald was Delmore Schwartz’s first literary executor—and the one who deposited most of Delmore’s papers at the Beinecke Library. (Wondering if Robert Phillips is still D’s current executor?)

MrConan13: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. -Delmore Schwartz

aliner: I expect to have all the time in eternity to discuss fit subjects of conversation with you in Purgatory, where no doubt sinus and insomnia will be replaced by suitable equivalents. - Delmore Schwartz to Richard Blackmur

aliner: I drive in an auto all night to reach The apple which has sewed the sunlight up - Delmore Schwartz, “Out of the Watercolored Window, When You Look” (originally drafted as “Poem to Johann Sebastian Bach”)

aliner: Delmore Schwartz’s “Poem for Jacques Maritain and Leon Trotsky” — which he wrote after attending Sidney Hook’s seminar in contemporary philosophy. (Schwartz loved Trotsky’s Literature & Revolution.)

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iAliQ_: May memory restore again and again The smallest color of the smallest day: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. Delmore Schwartz

aliner: One remembers the first time reading Delmore Schwartz's "All Night, All Night." One remembers feeling so alive "in the sick light" & "the slick glitter" . . . reading it aloud on a street at night just to hear its stride lengthening.

aliner: As I for my part felt in my heart as one who falls, Falls in a parachute, falls endlessly, and feel the vast Draft of the abyss sucking him down and down, An endlessly helplessly falling and appalled clown - Delmore Schwartz (& me riding my bullshit of fondness through 12:06 am)

aliner: Before the snow shone, And the light sang, and the stone, Abiding, rode the fullness or endured the emptiness, You were: you were alone. - Delmore Schwartz, "At a Solemn Musick"

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ordinarytimemag: Ben Sears: POETS Day! Delmore Schwartz

zarandillo: Lou Reed, who dedicated his song European Son to Delmore Schwartz... Schwartz, Lou Reed said, showed him how "to take a poet or novelist's approach to songs, so the lyrics could stand alone but with the fun of the two guitars, bass and drums to enhance them." DELMORE SCHWARTZ

gravey4rd_shift: A decent reading of the haunting (and likely autobiographical) short story “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities” by Delmore Schwartz:

jimdonnellyart: Delmore Schwartz - In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (1935)

lyravega19: "Time is the fire in which we burn." -Delmore Schwartz

AnneriePruijsse: The happiest child will hold you. She knows all the things You taught her: the word for "hope," and for "believe," Are still upon her tongue. She sings and sings and sings Delmore Schwartz, The Spring (After Rilke)

NotBryanRay: "...Their whole wish is Modest and not too urgent till the strict Inevitable mathematic come to reduce Little to nothing, almost nothing, a crust, That some may get still more and more..." —from "His Soaring Insolence, the Common Muck" by Delmore Schwartz

williesband: Lou Reed reads Delmore Schwartz’s great story In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

williesband: Delmore Schwartz The Ballet Of The Fifth Year

MayaCPopa: May memory restore again and again The smallest color of the smallest day: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. — Delmore Schwartz

nypl_lpa: We start with In Dreams Begin Responsibilities by poet Delmore Schwartz, one of Lou Reed's first mentors. The book is actually a short story written by Schwartz at age 21, recounting a dream a man has about watching a film about his parents' courtship in a rundown movie theater.

DrMonicaOsborne: “Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.” —Delmore Schwartz

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TimeHaxz: "Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn." - Delmore Schwartz

TimeHaxz: "Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn." - Delmore Schwartz

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hound5094: "Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn."- Delmore Schwartz ~Neel~ PRIYANKA REIGN BEGINS

dmitricherniak: I wonder if Delmore Schwartz always brought the Burning Schoolhouse to the fireworks party

shristishar: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. -Delmore Schwartz JEET KE AANA PRIYANKA CHAK DE FATTE PRIYANKA

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johnron: Finally finished this so I could know more about Delmore Schwartz and his writing other than the fact he was Lou Reed’s professor at Syracuse. Some gems. And I was kind of entertained by some of his personal letters.

cassamidy: A favourite poem by Delmore Schwartz

NotBryanRay: midsection from a poem by Delmore Schwartz:

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qadeer_iman: Time is the school in which we learn Time is the fire in which we burn - Delmore Schwartz

__AustinAdams: Attentive reading, or the marginalia of Delmore Schwartz's madness?

tlef0: looking towards Les Orres. what does Delmore Schwartz say, You are afraid of time and its slow drip, Like melting ice, like smoke upon the air In February’s glittering sunny day.

seventydys: what the world announces Delmore Schwartz, ‘Sonnet’

ardentsaviorops: Self-destructive poet Delmore Schwartz inspired this authors novel Humboldts Gift 8286ac0e4777ecc2

jdgmorris: IN First Year UNIVERSITY, I read, studied and finally wrote an assignment (of my own choosing) about Delmore Schwartz's THE HEAVY BEAR and then I decided to incorporate the poem into my own life and composed several songs as a result.

ToddFine8jake: What am I now that I was then? May memory restore again and again The smallest color of the smallest day: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. Delmore Schwartz

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NotBryanRay: "It is true, we might converse with one another. But then we would learn again how little all of us have to say to each other." —from “Coriolanus and His Mother: A Dream of Knowledge” by Delmore Schwartz

SaintLawless: “Time is the fire in which we burn” Delmore Schwartz

BrunoPiche: The innocent are overtaken, They are not innocent. Theyn are their father's fathers, The past is inevitable. DELMORE SCHWARTZ, "The Ballad of the Children of the Czar"

TanyaTheEvil1: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn...Delmore Schwartz

TrainingMindful: “Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage.” ~ Delmore Schwartz

aliner: Delmore Schwartz on problems, pain, and “the pleasure of the opus”.

AkurathGB: NIMRIT DESERVES TROPHY Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love. - Delmore Schwartz..

macwrites: "Howls in his sleep for a world of sugar" from "The Heavy Bear Who Goes With Me" by Delmore Schwartz. I feel like I regularly see manifestations of "howling for a world of sugar" online and in the world.

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Godgift64107811: Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love. -Delmore Schwartz 15 YEARS OF SID IN ITV

VTfeminist: Delmore Schwartz def a kindred spirit (my name is the same 1-2 punch of assimilated mellifluous and old world unmistakably ashkenazic)— but a hair crazier I’m pretty sure

turrientes: Delmore Schwartz anotando a Joyce.

Yellworque: Delmore Schwartz’s copy of FW. Lines from ‘Tilly’ on its title page.

BeineckeLibrary: Delmore Schwartz' copy of Finnegans Wake, heavily annotated MORE:

DrazzHubby: –Delmore Schwartz. 2. This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we know what to do with it.”

mylarsleeve: I love when a late cultural figure is New York famous. like Delmore Schwartz or Tuli Kupferberg. who else falls into that lot?

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beheartear: “Time is the fire in which we all burn” - Delmore Schwartz

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guentheralex: my votes for least poetic poets' names: delmore schwartz, w.d. snodgrass, and gjertrude schnackenberg

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snackowska: adapting Delmore Schwartz’s “The Heavy Bear Who Goes With Me” so that my dissertation is the heavy bear

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