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Poetry Quotes 11-15

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Poetry Quotes
Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket. 
Charles Simic 

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words. 
John Fowles 

You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone. 
John Ciardi 

I like poems that are little games. 
Peter Davison 

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. 
Rita Dove

Poetry Quotes 6-10

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Poetry Quotes
Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel. 
Marilyn Hacker 

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. 
Carl Sandburg 

Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them. 
Charles Simic 

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

Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented. 
Mark Strand