Poetry Related Quotes




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Poetry can only be made out of other poems; novels out of other novels.

Northrop Frye


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I am not interested in poetry for poetry's sake.

Ernesto Cardenal


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“I lose faith in mathematics, logical and rigid. What with those that even zero doesn’t accept?”

Dejan Stojanovic


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Every time I read Erin Belieu work I'm pierced in that wonderful way poetry can.

Cheryl Strayed


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“The cliche is dead poetry. English, being the language of an imaginative race, abounds in cliches, so that English literature is always in danger of being poisoned by its own secretions.”

Gerald Brenan


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“Poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of nature of universals, whereas those of history are of singulars”

Aristotle


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“There are many secrets; don’t try to resolve them all.”

Dejan Stojanovic


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Flowers are the poetry of the earth we are supposed to love and understand.

Debasish Mridha


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“I had been writing for a long time. I have the warped, prepubescent poetry to prove it.”

Staci Backauskas


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