Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Emily Dickinson

United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830 - 1886)

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