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

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