Poetry Quotes

"I would define the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty."

"Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away."

"With me, poetry has never been just a goal, but an interest ..."

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"Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow."

"Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance."

"The only true writing that came through during the war was in poetry."

"Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline."

Palm Tree

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind."


"The aim of art is almost divine: to bring to life again if it is writing history, to create if it is writing poetry."

Flight Path

"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."