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kenright1701: After washing down second breakfast—leftover Hawaiian pizza—with a tall can of Coors Light, I reread a lovely short poem by Delmore Schwartz while a lone little birdie continued to chirp on our balcony...mm-hmm.

PoetryOutLoud: 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. "Calmly We Walk through This April's Day" Delmore Schwartz

insurancegoth: 93 episodes in & bob finally reads delmore schwartz. I mean wd it kill him to mention even frank o’hara? his poetry tastes are pretty conventional considering he was adjacent to a lot of interesting work being done in nyc late 50s early 60s. how about anne waldman? amiri baraka?

skylingoncebit: The Velvet Underground & Nico - European Son to Delmore Schwartz (1967)

BeineckeLibrary: Delmore Schwartz's heavily annotated copy of Finnegans Wake Complete work digitized:

AnneriePruijsse: “I wanted to write. One line as good as yours. My mountain. My inspiration. You wrote the greatest short story ever written…..” Lou Reed sobre Delmore Schwartz, In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

just_sham_it: “Time is the fire in which we burn.” - Delmore Schwartz

Rufus_Hickok: "Well! The heart of man is known: It is a cactus bloom." -Delmore Schwartz

SouthCityTheatr: Silent characters are characters who are never seen onstage but whose presence drives the action. Delmore Schwartz, an American Poet, figures prominently in the plot of Collected Stories. Learn more about him here:

ptuns: Gertrude Buckman, wife of the poet Delmore Schwartz said Lowell "was to the end of his life emotionally undeveloped and irresponsible." And yet, his life wasn't all that interesting, outside of his relationships with other poets & the Kennedys. (He hit on Jacqueline Kennedy.)

skylahoncebit: The Velvet Underground & Nico - European Son to Delmore Schwartz (1967)

Brett_327: Nearby, the sun sets upon snow covered granite peaks of the Sierra Nevada, as it has for the last 66 million years. “Time is the fire in which we burn.” - Delmore Schwartz

aeneas_nin: For your consideration on this fine April day, a favorite poem of mine by Delmore Schwartz:

shx418: 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, Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day

LauraNelson1954: Odd alternate history dream last night. Vermont left the USA and joined Canada. Shortly thereafter, the entire Northeast US did the same, then the West Coast, then the upper Midwest. No war of secession: fed govt just shrugged. "In dreams begin responsibilities" Delmore Schwartz

RichardAbowitz: There was a moment in the 90s when I decided Delmore Schwartz was the great neglected poet of mid century and I would champion him to see how far I could take it. The answer turned out to be no further than about 14 pages into his book of poems, Genesis, from 1943.

judithvives: Poem of the Day: Calmly We Walk through This April's Day - Delmore Schwartz

JeanieThompson: Oh my god how I had forgotten what reading a Delmore Schwartz poem can do. Poem of the Day: Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day -

Kulambq: "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, "Calmly We Walk through This April's Day"

barbmilne: 'Calmly We Walk through This April's Day' "Each minute bursts in the burning room,    The great globe reels in the solar fire,    Spinning the trivial and unique away. (How all things flash! How all things flare!)" Delmore Schwartz

rusdaboss: The Enigma of Delmore Schwartz, the Luminous Poet Who Fell From Grace

Umadlpisani: "Sometimes even paranoids have enemies." Delmore Schwartz

UnearthedJ: ...Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn." from "Calmly We Walk Through This April's Day" by Delmore Schwartz

renato_maestri: Delmore Schwartz papers Copy of Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

quotamiki: ... Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. - Delmore Schwartz (Calmly We Walk Through This April's Day)

TaylanCicek2: “Time is the fire in which we burn” Delmore Schwartz

Boaz1951: "Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn."—Delmore Schwartz Fire in the sky, Mount Etna towers over the Italian isle of Sicily shrouded behind a veil of steam and smoke. The tallest volcano in Europe has been active for 500,000 years.

jejesjesijessi: Jim Carrol described himself as "an Apollonian" in contrast to Patti Smith's "Dionysian thing" and his most famous song was modeled after a Ted Berrigan poem. Lou Reed was mentored by Delmore Schwartz. "underground" & "high" cultures have never been mutually exclusive

_DennisBuckley: 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

DavidCable13: Watch "Delmore Schwartz" on YouTube

mauricejblack: "We gathered around you as you read Finnegans Wake. So hilarious but impenetrable without you. You said there were few things better in life than to devote oneself to Joyce." -- Lou Reed on his mentor and teacher, poet Delmore Schwartz.

galdinopedron: "time is the fire in which we burn..." Delmore Schwartz via Scott Galloway

Jim_Cannella: “Time is the school in which we learn,    Time is the fire in which we burn.” - Delmore Schwartz

birdmoths: Delmore Schwartz is a poet who always strikes me as both very artificial and very sincere, and that just happens to be *exactly* my thing, so--.

Vapourologist: What’re people’s fav bits of verse/prose? Mine= “I believe Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph” -‘Failing and Flying’ by -Jack Gilbert & “Time is the fire in which we burn” - ‘Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day’ -Delmore Schwartz

Aplm888Alana: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. ~ Delmore Schwartz

radishdolphin: i'm going to be Delmore Schwartz

JehnnyOliver: "I no more wrote than read that book which is the self I am . . . " —Delmore Schwartz

iwillbegoodfr: I had ever since i can remember inclined in the direction of strong and exuberant feelings loving and living with what Delmore Schwartz called ‘’the throat of exaltation’’

diaz_pesantes: Delmore Schwartz - At A Solemn Musick.

nothingsmonstrd: "Dogs Are Shakespearean, Children Are Strangers" -- Delmore Schwartz

nothingsmonstrd: "The True-Blue American" -- Delmore Schwartz

amitabhvatsya: "Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn." - DELMORE SCHWARTZ

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

NayirOslen: Time is the fire in which we burn • Delmore Schwartz

Wild_Halloway: "Delmore, I missed your funny ways," sings (Syracuse college student) Lou Reed. I like Schwartz's stories better than his poems, though his Baudelaire is solid.

thoughtsbyhkr: 7/ Time - “Time is the fire in which we burn,” - Delmore Schwartz - Compounding is not just a financial thing. The most important returns in life come from the compounded effects of our investments over time, whether in our finances, careers, hobbies, or relationships.

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

hinki75041212: Delmore Schwartz surely?

Angst_Marvin: What will become of you and me (This is the school in which we learn ...)    Besides the photo and the memory? (... that time is the fire in which we burn.) - Delmore Schwartz

SaeedTavanaee: O son of man, the ignorant night, the rumors Of building and movement, the travail Of early morning, the mystery of beginning Again and again, while history is unforgiven. Delmore Schwartz

SaeedTavanaee: I rose from bed, lit a cigarette, And walked to the window. The stony street bestowed The stillness in which buildings stand upon The street-lamp’s vigil, and the horse’s patience. The winter sky’s pure capital Turned me back to bed with exhausted eyes Delmore Schwartz

HEStrategy: ‘Time is the fire in which we burn’ But this year time has frozen Our departures delayed ‘Time is the school in which we learn’ We wait forever   Locked in an eternal return  With apologies to Delmore Schwartz and Friedrich Nietzsche

gnatkun: excited to start delmore schwartz & allen tate collections i want to read more stuff not in translation, since that’s all i’ve been reading for a minute

trathnonadorcha: European daughter loves Delmore Schwartz's copy of Finnegan's Wake

BeineckeLibrary: Delmore Schwartz' copy of Finnegans Wake Heavily annotated; more images:

jkshields: It must be late because I contemplated talking about WAP in class... (it seems more likely to relate to my students than Delmore Schwartz' Aria from Kilroy's Carnival... is all I'm saying)

IlvesToomas: Poet Delmore Schwartz (who was paranoid): "Even paranoids have enemies"

BLADT: “…as you know I want to die in Brooklyn which is abysmal too, but a less foreign abyss.” Delmore Schwartz

SaintGeorge___: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. - Delmore schwartz

ArthurLWood: 'Whence, if ever, shall come the actuality Of a voice speaking the mind's knowing, The sunlight bright on the green windowshade, And the self articulate, affectionate, and flowing' - Delmore Schwartz, Sonnet: O City, City Listen here:

Spill_Words: All Roads Lead To Rome written by: Iulia Halatz   All roads lead to Rome and poetry - Delmore Schwartz All words lead to Love And the poetry in the afterLove I wish I wrote poems For the dreamers of barren

RossStager: “In the unpredictable and fearful future that awaits civilization, the poet must be prepared to be alienated and indestructible.” Delmore Schwartz

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

paulduanefilm: European Son (To Delmore Schwartz)

spacejockey21: Después de ver Tenet pienso en dos poemas. Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day de Delmore Schwartz: Time is the school in which we learn,    Time is the fire in which we burn.

BlairWalkAround: Delmore Schwartz—great but hidden—

pgonzontight: Delmore Schwartz - In Dreams Begin Responsibilities. (1937) Delmore Schwartz was one of Lou Reeds professors when he attended Syracuse University. Lou Reed spoke often about the influence the short story In Dreams Begin Responsibilities had in his life.

JeffSharlet: Isn’t this basically the plot of Delmore Schwartz’ “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities”?

SpencerHupp: the hour takes me back to delmore schwartz who would have hated them for this and everything

StephenKuusisto: Things I've learned this week... 1. Human beings evolved hands in order to work with wood. 2. James Atlas' biography of Delmore Schwartz is tedious.

amespino: Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. ~ Delmore Schwartz; 1959

tomshaps: time is the (streets of) fire in which we burn - DELMORE SCHWARTZ

bsaspoetry: Baudelaire | Delmore Schwartz – Buenos Aires Poetry

rarebookman: SIGNED Delmore Schwartz THE WORLD IS A WEDDING, 1948. 1st state binding. Short stories by the poet. INSCRIBED "To S. A. Jacobs/from Delmore Schwartz." Jacobs designed Schwartz's book VAUDEVILLE FOR A PRINCESS. Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. $850

LennyBruce22: Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love. - Delmore Schwartz (America's greatest minor poet)

LennyBruce22: Existentialism means that no one else can take a bath for you. - Delmore Schwartz (America's greatest minor poet)

BeineckeLibrary: Distortion as metaphor From: Delmore Schwartz papers

op109: Delmore Schwartz - In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (1935) - YouTube

PQuadrino: New blog post, continuing a series on the Brooklyn poet Delmore Schwartz and his love for baseball & Finnegans Wake:

PeterChrisp: Love PQ's latest discoveries on Delmore Schwartz and Finnegans Wake

BlairWalkAround: Beautiful essay by Delmore Schwartz—

RossStager: “—All of this life and more, much more in us! Later we will unmask, singing our names!” from Delmore Schwartz’s “Genesis”

22heyoka: or better yet: "Being a manic depressive is like having brown hair" - Delmore Schwartz

xlorentzen: NYC Weather Forecast: 'The Statues' by Delmore Schwartz

RyanTheGuyan: The Velvet Underground & Nico Best tracks: Femme Fatale, The Black Angel's Death Song, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Heroin, Venus In Furs “Worst” track: European Son to Delmore Schwartz Decent 8/10

erichardhoffman: For I see the violence of this age as not accidental but substantial; each disaster one manifestation of a central featureless violence, created not imposed, a mind or instinct preying upon itself with all weapons. -- John Berryman to Delmore Schwartz, 26 April 1939

BSoSocials: "Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love." - Delmore Schwartz, American poet (1913-1966)

ExcitedUttRead: The Heavy Bear Who Goes With Me by Delmore Schwartz - Poems |

CatholicPods: American poet and short story writer Delmore Schwartz

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Delmore Schwartz(December 8,1913), author of " Vaudeville for a Princess and Other Poems” (1950) et al.

ARTSalamode: "How the false truths of the years of youth have passed! Have passed at full speed like trains which never stopped There where I stood & waited, hardly aware, How little I knew, or which of them was the one To mount and ride to hope or where true hope arrives." Delmore Schwartz

Piscesboy69: Happy Birthday, Delmore Schwartz!

MacCocktail: "Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn." ― Delmore Schwartz (born this day, December 8, 1913)

BeineckeLibrary: Delmore Schwartz' heavily annotaged copy of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake; complete work digitized:

tnpcollection: Lou Reed & Garland Jeffreys, students of Prof. Delmore Schwartz, Syracuse University, c. 1964.

HealeyParera: The fiery underpinning of my dream may well have been related to yesterday's soundtrack. Kids, as Delmore Schwartz almost wrote, "in hymns begin responsibilities"



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