What Is Poetry?

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What is poetry? What makes poetry special? This board is a collection of insightful and thought-provoking quotes on the subject by famous poets and writers. Repins welcome.

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Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom. Poetry Quotes, Bible Quotes, What Is Poetry, Wallace Stevens, Modern Poetry, Smart Quotes, American Poets, Philosophy Quotes, Words Worth

Wallace Stevens Poetry Quotes

Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom.

This quote by John Keats, an influential Romantic poet, is typical of Romantic thinkers. It emphasizes the importance of an individual's emotions and imagination over that of proven logic. It also speaks of beauty. Quotes To Live By, Me Quotes, Literature Quotes, A Course In Miracles, Poems Beautiful, Your Soul, English, Words Worth, Romantic Quotes

These Stunning Passages From Keats' Letters Will Speak To Your Soul

John Keats only lived until the age of 25, but in that time he penned such immortal poems as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" ("She cannot fade, though thou hast n...

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