Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Poetry Quotes

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
            - Plato
Poetry must be as new as foam and as old as the rock.
            - Ralph Waldo Emerson
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
            - Edgar Allen Poe
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.
            - Robert Frost
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen
            - Leonardo Da Vinci
Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.
            - Dennis Gabor
Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted
            - Percy Shelley

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