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Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Poetry is not an assertion of truth, but the making of that truth more fully real to us.
– T.S. Eliot

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Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
– T.S. Eliot

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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
– Robert Frost

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Poetry is intimacy between poet and reader. It’s revealing your truth and feeling safe acceptance in the unveiling.
– Adiela Akoo

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There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
– John Cage

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Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity -it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
– John Keats

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I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is prose; words in their best order; – poetry; the best words in the best order.
– S.T.Coleridge

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You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
– Joseph Joubert

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The smell of ink is intoxicating to me – others may have wine, but I have poetry.
– Terri Guillemets

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Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
– T.S.Eliot

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Poets are cut from a tender cloth that covers our world in beauty.
– Adiela Akoo

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He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.
– Oscar Wilde

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Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does.
– Allen Ginsberg

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Spontaneous rhythm and rhyme
Appearing from time to time
Effortlessly in some lines
Unintended to be verse,
Yet prose, they don’t seem to be;
That, to me, is poetry!
– Boghos L. Artinian

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To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
– Robert Frost

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Poems of any length are inherently complete in themselves.
– Gulzar

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Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry.
– W.B. Yeats

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There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.
– Robert Graves

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Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
– Adrian Mitchell

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