Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.
Poetry is a man arguing with himself; rhetoric is a man arguing with others.
I have never thought of my life as divided between poetry and politics.
poetry ... shows with a sudden intense clarity what is already there.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On ...
“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of ...
My poetry has become the way of my giving out what music is within me.
When we share - that is poetry in the prose of life.
“We don’t know anything about silent sages, buried knowledge, the eye of the mute poet, serene s ...
“Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a conte ...
“The world contained in a seed is determined by its program.”
I can find some way to make poetry out of my life's experiences.
The secret wish of poetry is to stop time.
“For a game, you don’t need a teacher.”
The primary pigment of poetry is the IMAGE.
“Good is not always good.”
Reasoning is never, like poetry, judged from the outside at all.
“Words rich in meaning can be cheap in sound effects.”
“I can see myself before myself—a being through dark scenery.”
“A visual experience is vitalizing. Whereas to write great poetry, to draw continuously on one's i ...