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Poetry Quotes 26-30

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 Poetry Quotes
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. 
Percy Bysshe Shelley 

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. 
Don Marquis 

Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems. 
John Barton 

The moment of change is the only poem. 
Adrienne Rich 

The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair. 
Jose Bergamin

Poetry Quotes 1-5

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Poetry Quotes
If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem. 
M. H. Abrams 

No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results? 
John Barton 

A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances. 
Douglas Dunn 

A poem conveys not a message so much as the provenance of a message, an advent of sense. 
Thomas Harrison 

Every single soul is a poem. 
Michael Franti