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#poet

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A rose lay open in full bloom and, looking from my garden room, I watched the sun-baked flower fill with rain. It seemed so fragile, resting there, and such a silence filled the air, the beauty of the moment caused me pain. "What more?" I thought. "There must be more." As if in answer then, I saw one weighty drop that caused my rose to fall. It trembled, then cascaded down to earth just staining gentle brown and, since then, I've felt different. That's all.


Julie Andrews


#poetry #pondering #simplicity #beauty

We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.


Jean Giraudoux


#freely #here #imagination #interpreted #interprets

I think some period drama can be quite alienating, but 'Downton' isn't. This is going to sound quite, um, pretentious, but someone said that it's like a soap written by a poet.


Michelle Dockery


#going #i #i think #like #period

All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.


Alfred Douglas


#forged #good #link #patiently #poetry

Jen's Mum Will Write Jen's mum writes advertising copy. She specializes in white goods: washing machines, dryers, fridges, freezers, dishwashers. She hates these appliances hulking in corners, power-hungry and fractious. One day, she will have a wood stove, and she'll write about things that matter- she will write about birth and death, about love and the absence of love, about fathers and children, about mothers and daughters, about lovers and friends. She'll write about the whole goddamn wonderful, awful business of loving and being loved


Margaret Wild


#love #margaret-wild #poetry #business

The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.


John Drinkwater


#finds #good #his #into #music

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.


Rita Dove


#distilled #language #most #most powerful #powerful

Have you ever heard a good joke? If you've ever heard someone just right, with the right pacing, then you're already on the way to poetry. It's about using words in very precise ways and using gesture.


Rita Dove


#already #ever #gesture #good #heard

I was apprehensive. I feared every time I talked about poetry, it would be filtered through the lens of race, sex, and age.


Rita Dove


#age #apprehensive #every #every time #feared

My favorite poets may not be your bread and butter. I have more favorite poems than favorite poets.


Rita Dove


#butter #favorite #i #may #more






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