The romantic poetry is a progressive universal poetry.
Poetry is a process,a form of discovery, which if it serves a cause, transcends it.
Consistent poetry is made of letters. Letters have no idea. Letters as such (written!, fh) have no sound, they offer only tonal possibilities, to be valuated by the performer (spoken!, fh). The consistent poem weighs the value of both letters and groups.
I got magic and I got poetry in my fingertips.
Poetry, a speaking picture... to teach and delight
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks.
Thus poetry, regarded as a vehicle of thought, is especially impressive partly because it obeys all the laws of effective speech, and partly because in so doing it imitates the natural utterances of excitement.
When I said. A rose is a rose is a rose. And then later made that into a ring I made poetry and what did I do? I caressed completely caressed and addressed a noun.
Poetry is the supreme fiction, madame. Take the moral law and make a nave of it And from the nave build haunted heaven. Thus, The conscience is converted into palms, Like windy citherns hankering for hymns.
Poetry is the subject of the poem, From this the poem issues and To this returns. Between the two, Between issue and return, there is An absence in reality, Things as they are. Or so we say. But are these separate?
Poetry is a search for the inexplicable.
Had enough of my poetry yet? That's why they pay me to fight demons instead.
Meditating were my thoughts On the vain poetry of the bards of Brython. Making the best of themselves in the chief convention. Enough, the care of the smith's sledge-hammer. I am in want of a stick, straitened in song, The fold of the bards, who knows it not?
But oh, Mesdames, if you are not allowed to touch the heart sometimes in spite of syntax, and are not to be loved until you all know the difference between trimeter and tetrameter, may all Poetry go to the deuce, and every schoolmaster perish miserably!
A true account of the actual is the rarest poetry, for common sense always takes a hasty and superficial view.
Poetry is the mysticism of mankind.
He who improvises can never make a perfect line of poetry.
The strength of the poetry as we enter into whatever it is we are entering into, will be determined by the clarity of the thinking we put into it.
Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.
I know it's weird, but it does make it easier to write poetry in perl. :-)
Old-fashioned poetry, but choicely good.
There is a sentimental poetry, and it will have to be exposed (not censored. certainly; for to omit criticism of it would deprive us of our fairest chance to combat the sentimental rhetoric of the student's environment).
...when Poetry thus keeps its place as the handmaiden of piety,it shall attain not a poor perishable wreath,but a crown that fadeth not away.
Shakespeare wrote better poetry for not knowing too much; Milton, I think, knew too much finally for the good of his poetry.
Meredith is a prose Browning, and so is Browning. He used poetry as a medium for writing in prose.