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.

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Don Marquis
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth - the true poet is very near the oracle.

Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth - the true poet is very near the oracle.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin
All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'

All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'

Sonia Sanchez
Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.

Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Some poets marry a language; some have affairs with it; some treat it as a parent, some as a child, some as an equal, or as a friend.

Some poets marry a language; some have affairs with it; some treat it as a parent, some as a child, some as an equal, or as a friend.

Stephen Burt
Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product remains closest to the thought that inspired it.

Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product remains closest to the thought that inspired it.

Hannah Arendt
Poetry is life distilled.

Poetry is life distilled.

Gwendolyn Brooks
Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.

Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Poets are masters of us ordinary men, in knowledge of the mind, because they drink at streams which we have not yet made accessible to science.

Poets are masters of us ordinary men, in knowledge of the mind, because they drink at streams which we have not yet made accessible to science.

Sigmund Freud
It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things.

It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things.

Stephane Mallarme
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

Percy Bysshe Shelley