Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Quotes about Poetry


Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life. 
Percy Bysshe Shelley 


William Hazlitt 

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. 

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before 
Audre Lorde

I write poetry in order to live more fully
Judith Rodriguez

The crown of literature is poetry. It is its end and aim. It is the sublimest activity of the human mind. It is the achievement of beauty and delicacy. The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes
W. Somerset Maugham

Every single soul is a poem. 
Michael Franti

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful
Rita Dove

God is the perfect poet.  ~Robert Browning



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