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What better way to discover your poetic voice than hearing from the wisdom of renown poets? Read these ten interviews with Poet Laureates here.
Poets and Poems from Around the World! Read these insightful and inspirational poems with an international flare here.
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God is the perfect poet- Robert Browning
The crown of literature is poetry-- W. Somerset Maugham
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves. - T.S. Elliot
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep. - Salman Rushdie
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
- Robert Frost
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. -
Edgar Allen Poe
Unsure what to write about or what form to use? Check out the poetry list of forms here!
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. - Socrates