Poetry Quotes

203 Poetry quotes:

"Poetry is fact given over to imagery"
Author: McKuen Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is composing for the breath."
"A grain of poetry suffices to season a century."
"As I am a poet I express what I believe, and I fight against whatever I oppose, in poetry."
Author: Jordan Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"I simply came to the conclusion that I could write [dialect poetry] as well, if not better, than anybody else I knew of, ... and that by doing so I should gain a hearing. I gained the hearing, and now they don't want me to write anything but dialect."
Author: Laurence Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"I would especially like to recourt the Muse of poetry, who ran off with the mailman four years ago, and drops me only a scribbled postcard from time to time."
Author: Updike Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"The mystical poetry of William Blake's artwork also forms the basis for the album cover."
"We've hadour wisdom wrungfrom emotion's spongeand yet it still drips"
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason."
Author: Novalis Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes German Poet Quotes
"Jay Wright's poetry is lyrical, musically intense, and imagistically vivid."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is no more a narcotic than a stimulant; it is a universal bittersweet mixture for all possible household emergencies and its action varies accordingly as it is taken in a wineglass or a tablespoon, inhaled, gargled or rubbed on the chest . . ."
Author: Graves Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"I guess a lot of the questions in poetry can only be answered by poetry. That is they can only be answered by dramatizing and intensifying the contradictions which we suppress in everyday life in order to get on with it."
Author: Hass Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"They need to learn poetry. They don't need to learn about poetry. They don't need to be told how to interpret poetry. They don't need to be told how to understand poetry. They need to learn it."
"I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length."
"Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque, armed with logical sentences and inalienable words."
"Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to travel! Here today-in next week tomorrow! Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped-always somebody else's horizon! O bliss! O poop-poop! O my! O my!"
Author: Graham Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you."
"In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well"
Author: Valery Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is indispensable - if I only knew what for."
Author: Cocteau Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes French Director Quotes
"Poetry: the best words in the best order"
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes

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