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    Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.

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Poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious
attention than history.

Poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious
attention than history.

by Unknown Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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The poet's expression of joy conceals his despair at not having found the reality of joy.

The poet's expression of joy conceals his despair at not having found the reality of joy.

by Max Jacob Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.

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A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with read more

A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.

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Poets arent very usefulBecause they aren't consumeful or produceful..

Poets arent very usefulBecause they aren't consumeful or produceful..

by Ogden Nash Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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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.

by Stephen Mallarme Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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Oh love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

Oh love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

by John Fletcher Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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Why then we should drop into poetry.

Why then we should drop into poetry.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

by Marianne Moore Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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