How can you dream lines of poetry you don't know?
-- Philip K. Dick, "Ubik", p. 49
An Oulipian writer is a rat who himself builds the maze from which he sets out to escape.
-- Raymond Queneau
"I wanted to be a cowboy." Doughboy will do. // Romance of it all was overwhelming // daylight of itself dissolving and of coruse it rained. //
-- Ted Berrigan, "From a Secret Journal"