Love is the poetry of the senses.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you'll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry.
We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.
Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
Every old poem is sacred.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
A picture is a poem without words.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. To be natural is to be obvious, and to be obvious is to be inartistic.
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.
I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.
The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
I think it comes from really liking literary forms. Poetry is very beautiful, but the space on the page can be as affecting as where the text is. Like when Miles Davis doesn't play, it has a poignancy to it.