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Author QuotedDaniel Berrigan S.J.
Title QuotedEncounters
Date (Year/Month/Day)1962/03/00
ImprintCleveland. Ohio : The World Publishing Company, 1960
QuotationI am glad you like New Seeds and will look forward to seeing the review. Your poems [Encounters] arrived. They are tremendous. You have great energy and discipline. I mean especially discipline of your poetic emotion and experience. Discipline in the art can and must only flow from a deeper discipline like this. I would be hard put to it to say what I like best, but I do think "Tasks" is exceptionally good "¦
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 73
Letter toDaniel Berrigan
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