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Always be a poet, even in prose. Charles Baudelaire
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry. Charles Baudelaire
God is the perfect poet. Robert Browning
You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone. John Ciardi
A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses. Jean Cocteau
Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie. Jean Cocteau
The poet doesn't invent. He listens. Jean Cocteau
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth. Jean Cocteau
Poetry: the best words in the best order. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing. John Cage
A poet must leave traces of his passage, not proof. Rene Char
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen
A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose. Samuel McChord Crothers
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. Rita Dove
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. Paul Engle
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