Money is a kind of poetry.
Poetry is as precise a thing as geometry.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.
Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.
My favorite subject probably was math. I love math. Figures just intrigue me. I was really good at math. English probably was my worst subject. But I used to write a lot of poetry. I used to write poetry all the time.
Poetry remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art.
What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine.
I have written some songs, but I would really call what I've done poetry at the end of the day, because I'll sit with my guitar for hours and hours on end for, like, a week and then I won't touch it for a month. I also just have no confidence. And you know what? I don't have time, because I'd rather be doing other things, like knitting.
Even if you only want to write science fiction, you should also read mysteries, poetry, mainstream literature, history, biography, philosophy, and science.
We read poetry because the poets, like ourselves, have been haunted by the inescapable tyranny of time and death; have suffered the pain of loss, and the more wearing, continuous pain of frustration and failure; and have had moods of unlooked-for release and peace. They have known and watched in themselves and others.
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
By poetry we mean the art of employing of words in such a manner as to produce an illusion on the imagination; the art of doing by means of words, what the painter does by means of colors.
Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.
Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous- to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
From the poetry of Lord Byron they drew a system of ethics, compounded of misanthropy and voluptuousness, in which the two great commandments were, to hate your neighbor, and to love your neighbor's wife.
For poetry makes nothing happen.
By 2000, he had embarked on an ambitious series of figure paintings, usually captioned with an aphorism from poetry or philosophy, and charged with stark physical and metaphysical deliberations.