Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.
And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
I read poetry to save time.
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.
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.
Her contempt for me was so strong, that it became infectious, and I caught it.