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Poetry is indispensable --if I only knew what for.
– Jean CocteauRate it:
Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich YevtushenkoRate it:
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.
– Emily DickinsonRate it:
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion…
– T. S. EliotRate it:
Poetry is not about authority. Poetry is one of the few thing we all have access to all the time that transcends and transforms authority into freedom.
– Wallt WhitmanRate it:
Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.
– Allen GinsbergRate it:
Poetry is our heart, our spirit, our soul. Call it whatever; without it, everything else is nothing but hardware.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry is the achievement of the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
– Carl SandburgRate it:
Poetry is the beauty of life.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Poetry is the essence and evidence of life.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
– Joseph RouxRate it:
Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
– David HareRate it:
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
– Christopher FryRate it:
Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
– Lord ByronRate it:
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
– Percy Bysshe ShelleyRate it:
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
– William WordsworthRate it:
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
– Edward Hubbell ChaplinRate it:
Poetry is to hold judgment on your soul.
– Henrik Ibsen, Norweigen PlaywrightRate it:
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Poetry is what is lost in translation.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Poetry isn't an activity, it's a way life is lived.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
Poetry often enters through the window of irrelevance.
– M. C. RichardsRate it:
Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.
– William E. ChanningRate it:

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