Money in Poetry

Busy busy! Daily life can be such a pain. All the mundane details pile up and get in the way of writing. Too bad stories are made up of those seemingly mundane details, so they are necessary. As I sort through my daily duties, here’s one of my favorite quotes.

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About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith's work is published in print and online publications, including “Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase” vols. 2-4 and “Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy” anthology. Her novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® finalist. Her first collection of poetry, “In Favor of Pain,” was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. All her books are available on Amazon. Currently, she publishes Space and Time Magazine, a 52 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit
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2 Responses to Money in Poetry

  1. Marge Simon says:

    What an adorable quote! (Never thought I’d use the term “adorable” in reference to money –but it’s round about and besides, Robert Graves said it so well!

    • I agree! I loved this quote. It’s a good comeback for all those who warn us against “wasting our time.” I do love money, but writing is a need. I think we too are often “born that way.”

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