Five More Great Quotations about Poetry

“I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.” – Steven Wright

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost

“Being a poet is one of the unhealthier jobs – no regular hours, so many temptations!” – Elizabeth Bishop

“Poets are interested mostly in death and commas.” – Carolyn Kizer

“A poet can survive everything but a misprint.” – Oscar Wilde


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