Only people who live outside cities realize the size of them. London turns out to be huge; there are great swaths, vast panoramas, a whole diaspora I'd never imagined. The place I live in tends to be manageably small, a few familiar journeys and destinations.
If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently.
To become 'unique,' the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
There is a certain aesthetic pleasure in trying to imagine the unimaginable and failing, if you are a reader.
It's scary to work with family, alongside my brothers and uncle. I can't imagine myself screaming at them even in front of the camera.
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
If each woman stands up and uses her voice, imagine how many voices would be together and how strong a mass that would be.
I can't imagine that I would have been cast in the role, without Jamie Lee giving me a thumbs up.