0<br />“Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”<br />Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822<br />
1<br />“Poetry is a subject as precise as geometry”<br />Gustave Flaubert 1821-1880<br />
2<br />“A poet… is continually… filling some other body”<br />John Keats        1795-1821<br />
3<br />“Poetry is the only art people haven’t yet learned to consume like soup”<br />W.H. Auden      1907-1973<br />
4<br />“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood”<br />T.S.Eliot            1888-1965<br />
5<br />“while poetry is concerned with universal truths, history treats of particular facts”<br />Aristotle               ...
6<br />“Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat”<br />Robert Frost      1874-1963<br />
7<br />“Poets are the policemen of the language, they are always arresting those old reprobates the words”<br />W.B. Yeats...
8<br />“Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking”<br />John Wain         1925-1994<br />
9<br />“Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a m...
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Poetry thought for the day

  1. 1. 0<br />“Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”<br />Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822<br />
  2. 2. 1<br />“Poetry is a subject as precise as geometry”<br />Gustave Flaubert 1821-1880<br />
  3. 3. 2<br />“A poet… is continually… filling some other body”<br />John Keats 1795-1821<br />
  4. 4. 3<br />“Poetry is the only art people haven’t yet learned to consume like soup”<br />W.H. Auden 1907-1973<br />
  5. 5. 4<br />“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood”<br />T.S.Eliot 1888-1965<br />
  6. 6. 5<br />“while poetry is concerned with universal truths, history treats of particular facts”<br />Aristotle 384-322BC<br />
  7. 7. 6<br />“Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat”<br />Robert Frost 1874-1963<br />
  8. 8. 7<br />“Poets are the policemen of the language, they are always arresting those old reprobates the words”<br />W.B. Yeats 1865-1939<br />
  9. 9. 8<br />“Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking”<br />John Wain 1925-1994<br />
  10. 10. 9<br />“Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment”<br />Carl Sandburg 1878-1967<br />

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