You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.
What can be explained is not poetry.
“To cast aside from Poetry, all that is not Inspiration”
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
I read poetry to save time.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. opens all doors. you can walk through any one that suits you.
Even poetry, you know, is in one sense an infinite brag & exaggeration.
If I feel physically as If the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.