Poetry Quotes

Quotes that provides you with strong feelings come under poetry quotes. In writing, poetry delivers you to smile, cry, chill, be calm, make you want to do this or that or nothing. Poetry is the natural overflow of strong emotions. Here's a smart small collection of quotes about poetry in Crave Books.

Poetry should begin with emotion in the poet, and end with the same emotion in the reader. The poem is simply the instrument of transferance

Poetry should begin with emotion in the poet, and end with the same emotion in the reader. The poem is simply the instrument of transferance

Philip Larkin
Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.

Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.

Pablo Neruda
Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.

Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.

Fleur Adcock
Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.

Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.

Rumi
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.

Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.

Christopher Fry
He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.

He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.

John Clare
When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.

Niels Bohr
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

David Carradine
Poetry can magnify experience.

Poetry can magnify experience.

May Swenson
Poetry contains nothing haphazard.

Poetry contains nothing haphazard.

William Empson
Poetry is sublime nonsense.

Poetry is sublime nonsense.

Marty Rubin