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.
Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
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 is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
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.
Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.
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.
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.
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.
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have.
Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
My next project is to get back to that. Actually, to learn how to write poetry. I'm not kidding.
Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven, writing poetry. I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great refuge through adolescence.
Well, the great thing for me about poetry is that in good poems the dislocation of words, that is to say, the distance between what they say they're saying and what they are actually saying is at its greatest.
The crown of literature is poetry.
I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories.
In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.