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Creative Quotations from . . .
Elizabeth Coatsworth
(1893-1986) born on
May 31
US poet, children's author. She won the Newbery Award for "The Cat Who Went to Heaven," 1930.
         
   
F
The sunset caught me, turned the brush to copper,
set the clouds
to one great roof of flame
above the earth.

R
Only of one thing I am sure:
when I dream
I am always ageless.
A
To a life that seizes
Upon content,
Locality seems
But accident.
N
Outwardly I am 83, but inwardly I am every age, with the emotions and experience of each period.
K
During much of my life I was anxious to be what someone else wanted me to be. Now I have given up that struggle. I am what I am.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "On the Hills," "Atlas and Beyond, 1924
R: "Personal Geography," 1976.
A: "To Daughters, Growing Up," St. I.
N: In "Older & Wiser," by Gretchen B. Diandra et al., 1995.
K: In "Older & Wiser," by Gretchen B. Diandra et al., 1995.
   


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