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A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.
~ Diane Ackerman | (American Poet ) | 1948- | Poetry
quotes Division : American poets   
     
It is important, therefore, to hold fast to this: that poetry is at bottom a criticism of life; that the greatness of a poet lies in his powerful and beautiful application of ideas to life - to the question: How to live.
~ Matthew Arnold | (British poet and cultural critic ) | 1822 - 1888 | Poetry
quotes Division : Critics   
     
The best poetry will be found to have a power of forming, sustaining, and delighting us, as nothing else can.
~ Matthew Arnold | (British poet and cultural critic ) | 1822 - 1888 | Poetry
quotes Division : Critics   
     
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful,ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
~ Gaston Bachelard | (French Philosopher and Poet ) | 1884-1962 | Poetry
quotes Division : French Philosophers