Poetry Quotes and Sayings

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Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. ~ Muriel Rukeyser

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie. ~ Jean Cocteau

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content. ~ Alfred de Musset

Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly. ~ Anne Stevenson

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. ~ A. E. Housman

A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses. ~ Jean Cocteau

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. ~ Oscar Wilde

Always be a poet, even in prose. ~ Charles Baudelaire

Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry. ~ Charles Baudelaire

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