Poetry quotes like poetry have a long ancient history. Poetry has proven that it can educate, relieve one's pain, make people happy and sad.
Often time’s poetry looks into the heart and soul of people. Because the written word possesses so much power it is not surprising that poetry can move people to strong emotions and views.
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Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
-A. E. Housman
The moment of change is the only poem.
Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
-Alfred de Musset
"Therefore" is a word the poet must not know.
Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly.
A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
I still read Donne, particularly his love poems.
-Carol Ann Duffy
Always be a poet, even in prose.
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.
You don't help people in your poems. I've been trying to help people all my life - that's my trouble.
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings and making music with them.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances.
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
-E. M. Forster
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
-Edgar Allan Poe
Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
-Gilbert K. Chesterton
Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it.
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
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