12 Majestic Quotes About Poetry

James Tate has said “Poetry is everywhere; it just needs editing.” All the poets at heart will surely agree with this.

Here we present some awesome quotes related to poetry which are sure to give you an emotional high. Which one do you like the most?

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. ~ Plutarch

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. ~ Muriel Rukeyser

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. ~ Leonard Cohen

Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience

without actually going through it. ~ Rumi

If you can’t be a poet, be the poem. ~ David Carradine

The poet doesn’t invent. He listens. ~ Jean Cocteau

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. ~ W.H. Auden

If you want to annoy a poet, explain his poetry. ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A poem begins with a lump in the throat. ~ Robert Frost

Poetry, like the moon, does not advertise anything. ~ William Blisset

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. ~ Robert Frost

‘Therefore’ is a word the poet must not know. ~ Andre Gide

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