Great Quotes on Poetry
Collection of poetry quotes and nice quotes on poetry are here in this post for you. “Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.Leonard Cohen”
T. S. Eliot
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 who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. Poetry is a search for syllables to shoot at the barriers of the unknown and the unknowable. Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Poetry should… should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
Robert Penn Warren
The poem is a little myth of man’s capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.
The poet may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.