Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
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Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
The best listeners listen between the lines.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! A Poet and Hero to Remember
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Poetry doesn't belong to those who write it, but to those who need it.
Pour yourself into me and I will not let a drop of you hit the ground.
A film is never really any good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.
Everything is poetry. It's just a matter of whether or not you can see it.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
I have nothing to say, I am saying it, and that is poetry.
I have nature and art and poetry and if that is not enough, what is?
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.
Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the sky.
God is the perfect poet.
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.
Beauty is an omnipresence of death and loveliness, a smiling sadness that we discern in nature and all things, a mystic communion that the poet feels.
Painting was called silent poetry and poetry speaking painting.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The eye is the notebook of the poet.
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were I go to seek a Great Perhaps. That's why I'm going. So I don't have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.
There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history;
for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it;
blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life.
A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman.
One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
The poet is like the prince of cloudsWho haunts the tempest and laughs at the archer;Exiled on the ground in the midst of jeers,His giant wings prevent him from walking.
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.
It does not need that a poem should be long.
Every word was once a poem. Every new relationship is a new word.
Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you
The essence of poetry is will and passion.