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Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Poetry, like the moon, does not advertise anything. (Quote by - William Blissett)

He who writes prose builds his temple to Fame in rubble; he who writes verses builds it in granite. (Quote by - Edward Bulwer-Lytton)

If you've got a poem within you today, I can guarantee you a tomorrow. (Quote by - The Quote Garden)

The finest poetry was first experience. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

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. (Quote by - A.E. Housman)

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess what is seen during a moment. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

Who can tell the dancer from the dance? (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. (Quote by - Salvatore Quasimodo)

Not reading poetry amounts to a national pastime here. (Quote by - Phyllis McGinley)

Poets arent very usefulBecause they aren't consumeful or produceful.. (Quote by - Ogden Nash)

God is the perfect poet. (Quote by - Robert Browning)

Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the colour of the wind. (Quote by - Maxwell Bodenheim)

In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all. (Quote by - Wallace Stevens)

Always be a poet, even in prose. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

Why then we should drop into poetry. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The job of the poet is to render the world--to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do. (Quote by - Mark Van Doren)

Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition. (Quote by - Eli Khamarov)

Poetry is not a profession, it's a destiny. (Quote by - Mikhail Dudan)

It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it. (Quote by - W.H. Auden)

It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things. (Quote by - Stephen Mallarme)


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