Saturday, April 17, 2010
Poetry Quotes of the Day
"Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
"Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them."
- Charles Simic
"The poetic myths are dead; and the poetic image, which is the myth of the individual, reigns in their stead."
- C. Day Lewis
"Of our conflicts with others we make rhetoric; of our conflicts with ourselves we make poetry."
- William Butler Yeats
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."
- Oscar Wilde