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I used to write sonnets and various things, and moved from there into writing prose, which, incidentally, is a lot more
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"I used to write sonnets and various things, and moved from there into writing prose, which, incidentally, is a lot more interesting than poetry, including the rhythms of prose"

- Shelby Foote

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In this quote, author Shelby Foote reviews his writing journey and how it has actually evolved over time. He mentions that he utilized to compose sonnets and other kinds of poetry, however ultimately shifted towards writing prose. Foote then goes on to state that he discovers prose to be more fascinating than poetry, specifically highlighting the rhythms of prose. This could recommend that Foote delights in the freedom and versatility that prose offers, instead of the strict structure and type of poetry. In general, this quote showcases Foote's personal choice for prose and his gratitude for its unique qualities.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Shelby Foote between November 17, 1916 and June 27, 2005. He was a famous Author from USA. The author also have 21 other quotes.

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