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What Poetry Is Quotes By John Milton: Th' unconquerable will,/ And study of revenge, immortal Th' unconquerable will,/ And study of revenge, immortal hate,/ And courage never to submit or yield/ And what is else not to be overcome? — John Milton
What Poetry Is Quotes By Octavio Paz: What characterizes a poem is its necessary dependence What characterizes a poem is its necessary dependence on words as much as its struggle to transcend them. — Octavio Paz
What Poetry Is Quotes By Richard Eberhart: It is what man does not know of It is what man does not know of God Composes the visible poem of the world. — Richard Eberhart
What Poetry Is Quotes By May Sarton: Poetry has a way of teaching one what Poetry has a way of teaching one what one needs to know ... if one is honest. — May Sarton
What Poetry Is Quotes By Nikki Giovanni: The problem with love is not what we The problem with love is not what we feel but what we wish we felt when we began to feel we should feel something. — Nikki Giovanni
What Poetry Is Quotes By Lori Jenessa Nelson: what is a journeywithout someone who wandersif sometimes what is a journey
without someone who wanders
if sometimes a pair
is made of two — Lori Jenessa Nelson
What Poetry Is Quotes By T. S. Eliot: Would it have been worthwhileIf one settling a Would it have been worthwhile
If one settling a pillow by her head should say:
That is not what I meant at all
That is not it at all — T. S. Eliot
What Poetry Is Quotes By Walt Whitman: What is that you express in your eyes? What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life. — Walt Whitman
What Poetry Is Quotes By Mark Doty: Poetry is an investigation, not an expression, of Poetry is an investigation, not an expression, of what you know. — Mark Doty
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Frost: Summary riposteTo the dreary wailThere's no knowing whatLove Summary riposte
To the dreary wail
There's no knowing what
Love is all about.
Poets know a lot. — Robert Frost
What Poetry Is Quotes By Joseph Brodsky: Poetry is what is gained in translation. Poetry is what is gained in translation. — Joseph Brodsky
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Haas: A word is elegy to what it signifies. A word is elegy to what it signifies. — Robert Haas
What Poetry Is Quotes By Seamus Heaney: I can't think of a case where poems I can't think of a case where poems changed the world, but what they do is they change people's understanding of what's going on in the world. — Seamus Heaney
What Poetry Is Quotes By George Eliot: You are a poem--and that is to be You are a poem--and that is to be the best part of a poet--what makes up the
poet's consciousness in his best moods. — George Eliot
What Poetry Is Quotes By Charlotte Eriksson: What is this thing? trading passions for a What is this thing? trading passions for a tiny bit of acceptance. — Charlotte Eriksson
What Poetry Is Quotes By Tanya R. Liverman: It's not what you go through that makes It's not what you go through that makes you strong: it is how you handle the situation that gives you strength. — Tanya R. Liverman
What Poetry Is Quotes By Seamus Heaney: Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder what is your relationship to it. — Seamus Heaney
What Poetry Is Quotes By Janet McAdams: What is the savior of the world doing What is the savior of the world doing among these wire fences, in all this broken glass? — Janet McAdams
What Poetry Is Quotes By Jennifer Stone: Writing poetry is like always being in love. Writing poetry is like always being in love. What masochism! What luxury! — Jennifer Stone
What Poetry Is Quotes By Colishia S. Benjamin: There is no limitation, to where God can There is no limitation, to where God can take you. Think of all the possibilities of what he could give you. — Colishia S. Benjamin
What Poetry Is Quotes By Edna St. Vincent Millay: Pity me that the heart is slow to Pity me that the heart is slow to learn
What the swift mind beholds at every turn. — Edna St. Vincent Millay
What Poetry Is Quotes By Chelsey Minnis: I will tell you what is poetry ... I will tell you what is poetry ...
It is a remote electronic claw picking up a stuffed bunny rabbit ... — Chelsey Minnis
What Poetry Is Quotes By Martellis Thurmand: Marriage is a contract between 2 people male Marriage is a contract between 2 people male and female;doing what it takes to make the union work until death due them apart — Martellis Thurmand
What Poetry Is Quotes By Shannon Lynette: Only the poet truly understands what is written Only the poet truly understands what is written between the pregnant pauses they create. — Shannon Lynette
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Pinsky: In jazz, as in poetry, there is always In jazz, as in poetry, there is always that play between what's regular and what's wild. That has always appealed to me. — Robert Pinsky
What Poetry Is Quotes By Alan W. Watts: There is nothing at all that can be There is nothing at all that can be talked about adequately, and the whole art of poetry is to say what can't be said. — Alan W. Watts
What Poetry Is Quotes By Dannie Abse: The theme of Death is to Poetry what The theme of Death is to Poetry what Mistaken Identity is to Drama. — Dannie Abse
What Poetry Is Quotes By Lascelles Abercrombie: The reason can only be this: heroic poetry The reason can only be this: heroic poetry depends on an heroic age, and an age is heroic because of what it is, not because of what it does. — Lascelles Abercrombie
What Poetry Is Quotes By Mary Oliver: On poetry: Everyone wants to know what it On poetry: Everyone wants to know what it means.
But nobody is asking, How does it feel? — Mary Oliver
What Poetry Is Quotes By Debasish Mridha: For a poet reality is mysterious, imaginations are For a poet reality is mysterious, imaginations are magical, and perceptions are magnificent. — Debasish Mridha
What Poetry Is Quotes By W.H. Davies: What is this life so full of care,We What is this life so full of care,
We don't have time to stand and stare. — W.H. Davies
What Poetry Is Quotes By Luis Vaz De Camoes: Times change, as do our wills, What we Times change, as do our wills, What we are - is ever changing; All the world is made of change, And forever attaining new qualities. — Luis Vaz De Camoes
What Poetry Is Quotes By James Branch Cabell: Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is — James Branch Cabell
What Poetry Is Quotes By Debasish Mridha: Poetry is an art of telling the poet's Poetry is an art of telling the poet's own truth my bending and twisting it with his or her own emotional bulldozer. — Debasish Mridha
What Poetry Is Quotes By Alice Notley: Writing poetry is what I am. I wouldn't Writing poetry is what I am. I wouldn't know what else to be. — Alice Notley
What Poetry Is Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Poetry is what frightens. It is rare, and Poetry is what frightens. It is rare, and worth waiting for. — Joyce Carol Oates
What Poetry Is Quotes By Elizabeth Alexander: Poetry is what you findin the dirt in Poetry is what you find
in the dirt in the corner,
overhear on the bus, God
in the details, the only way
to get from here to there. — Elizabeth Alexander
What Poetry Is Quotes By Margaret Atwood: The truth, it seems, is not just what The truth, it seems, is not just what you find when you open a door: it is itself a door, which the poet is always on the verge of going through. — Margaret Atwood
What Poetry Is Quotes By Sanober Khan: What you are trying to let go of...is What you are trying to let go of
...is already gone. — Sanober Khan
What Poetry Is Quotes By Jason E. Hodges: They say, poetry is dead. I say, was They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? — Jason E. Hodges
What Poetry Is Quotes By John Berger: Drawing is a way of coming upon the Drawing is a way of coming upon the connection between things, just like metaphor in poetry reconnects what has become separated. — John Berger
What Poetry Is Quotes By Theodore Roethke: What grace I have is enough. What grace I have is enough. — Theodore Roethke
What Poetry Is Quotes By Edith Sitwell: It is as unseeing to ask what is It is as unseeing to ask what is the use of poetry as it would be to ask what is the use of religion. — Edith Sitwell
What Poetry Is Quotes By Thomas Cole: If the imagination is shackled, and nothing is If the imagination is shackled, and nothing is described but what we see, seldom will anything truly great be produced either in Painting or Poetry — Thomas Cole
What Poetry Is Quotes By Rita Dove: I try to show what it is about I try to show what it is about language and music that enthralls, because I think those are the two elements of poetry. — Rita Dove
What Poetry Is Quotes By Louis Untermeyer: She has something to say about what life She has something to say about what life is like-which is all we ask of poetry. — Louis Untermeyer
What Poetry Is Quotes By Louise Gluck: Why love what you will lose?There is nothing Why love what you will lose?
There is nothing else to love. — Louise Gluck
What Poetry Is Quotes By Erica Jong: Poetry is what we turn to in the Poetry is what we turn to in the most emotional moments of our life - when a beloved friend dies, when a baby is born or when we fall in love. — Erica Jong
What Poetry Is Quotes By Salil Jha: Every soul needs a touch of erotic love. Every soul needs a touch of erotic love. A deep, unconditional love is what every heart truly desires. True love is passionately erotic. — Salil Jha
What Poetry Is Quotes By John Crowley: But is this not what poetry must do? But is this not what poetry must do? To say the nothing that cannot be said? — John Crowley
What Poetry Is Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I am solitary as grass. What is it I am solitary as grass. What is it I miss?
Shall I ever find it, whatever it is? — Sylvia Plath
What Poetry Is Quotes By W. H. Auden: no poet can know what his poem is no poet can know what his poem is going to be like until he has written it. — W. H. Auden
What Poetry Is Quotes By Heather K. O'Hara: No man is his costume; it is only No man is his costume; it is only what he wears to the dance. — Heather K. O'Hara
What Poetry Is Quotes By Pattiann Rogers: Often when I write poetry I don't quite Often when I write poetry I don't quite know what I'm saying myself. I mean, I can't restate the poem. The meaning of the poem is the poem. — Pattiann Rogers
What Poetry Is Quotes By Diane Wakoski: Poetry is the art of saying what you Poetry is the art of saying what you mean but disguising it. — Diane Wakoski
What Poetry Is Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: Love what is simple and beautiful. These are Love what is simple and beautiful.
These are the essentials. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
What Poetry Is Quotes By Le Corbusier: My research is like my feeling, directed towards My research is like my feeling, directed towards what is the principle value in the life
the poetry. — Le Corbusier
What Poetry Is Quotes By Paul Valery: The power of verse stems from an indefinable The power of verse stems from an indefinable harmony between when it says and what it is. — Paul Valery
What Poetry Is Quotes By Dejan Stojanovic: Real geniuses would like that what we think Real geniuses would like that what we think of ourselves is true. — Dejan Stojanovic
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Frost: Poetry is what is lost in translation. It Poetry is what is lost in translation. It is also what is lost in interpretation. — Robert Frost
What Poetry Is Quotes By Rachel Held Evans: What a comfort to know that God is What a comfort to know that God is a poet. — Rachel Held Evans
What Poetry Is Quotes By Debasish Mridha: A poem often begins in the midst of A poem often begins in the midst of wonderful wandering thoughts that are eager to open wings to fly in the beautiful blue sky of imagination. — Debasish Mridha
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Peake: If what is true brings us sorrow, / If what is true brings us sorrow, / if what sorrow brings is truth — Robert Peake
What Poetry Is Quotes By Robert Morgan: What actually makes poetry poetry is of course What actually makes poetry poetry is of course impossible to define. We recognize it when we hear it, when we see it, but we can't define it. — Robert Morgan
What Poetry Is Quotes By Ouida: For what is the gift of the poet For what is the gift of the poet and the artist except to see the sights which others cannot see and to hear the sounds that others cannot hear? — Ouida
What Poetry Is Quotes By Danabelle Gutierrez: there are only so many thingsthat you can there are only so many things
that you can fix with your hands.

...What they don't realize is I am not a thing to fix. — Danabelle Gutierrez
What Poetry Is Quotes By Ilchi Lee: Everyone has itTo know what it is.Take a Everyone has it
To know what it is.
Take a journey deep within
And open your eyes wide.
Then you will see everything. — Ilchi Lee
What Poetry Is Quotes By Mark Strand: Time slips by; our sorrows do not turn Time slips by; our sorrows do not turn into poems,
And what is invisible stays that way. — Mark Strand
What Poetry Is Quotes By Dejan Stojanovic: The eyesight for an eagle is what thought The eyesight for an eagle is what thought is to a man. — Dejan Stojanovic
What Poetry Is Quotes By Savannah Brown: you'll find the buildings taller, thatthe halls are you'll find the buildings taller, that
the halls are full of ghosts
but everything still here is
what you remember most — Savannah Brown
What Poetry Is Quotes By Dejan Stojanovic: If you are only what you are, You If you are only what you are,
You at least have a chance
Not to outsmart,
But be on a par with yourself
And that is worth trying. — Dejan Stojanovic
What Poetry Is Quotes By Debasish Mridha: Poetry is an art of expressing the unknown Poetry is an art of expressing the unknown music of our inner feelings and emotions in our known language. — Debasish Mridha
What Poetry Is Quotes By Czeslaw Milosz: What is poetry which does not save nations What is poetry which does not save nations or people? — Czeslaw Milosz