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To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth, but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.


Laura Riding


#making #mere #only #poem #poet

The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.


Frederick William Robertson


#feel #make #office #poetry #think

Gloria watched the swollen white orb of a hot-air balloon rising over Navy Pier and knew she had to break it off with Oliver, for he was the type who would never enjoy hot-air balloons, Van Morrison songs, or mess, whether from orgasm or otherwise. But who was she to be dreaming about mess today?


Andrea Kayne Kaufman


#music #ocd #oxford #poetry #redemptive

Always be a poet, even in prose.


Charles Baudelaire


#always #even #poet #prose

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.


Robert Frost


#begins #homesickness #lump #poem #sense

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.


Robert Frost


#gets #lost #translation

Society's dark hull drifts further and further away. It is this place - the place of our separation, our distinction - that much of his poetry occupies.


Tomas Transtromer


#dark #distinction #drifts #further #his

The poet may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.


Lionel Trilling


#also #barometer #forget #let us #may

Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.


Virginia Woolf


#delicious #full #most #poetry #prose

If you were going to choose a way of making your way in this world and a place to start from, you might not choose poetry and you might not choose Huddersfield.


Simon Armitage


#going #making #might #place #poetry






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