14 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Poetry
Poetry: the best words in the best order.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it.
I want to write love poems so sweet that the ink on the paper attracts honey bees.
Poetry is music, and nothing but music. Words with musical emphasis.
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
T. S. Eliot
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Poetry is not a matter of feelings, it is a matter of language. It is language which creates feelings.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
Honore de Balzac
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.
I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Gilbert K. Chesterton