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#1. If you were going to make sculptures of them, the swivel poems would be disparate objects all attached with hinges and the prose poems would be small sheep wrapped in extra wool. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#2. My obsessions tend to cluster, so I often have families of poems in which only a couple of them make it to the book. It can be satisfying to banish poems to my "crappy poems" file. - Author: Anna Journey
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#3. You can't just be reactive to the things going on in your life. You have to imagine, and you have to plunder other people's work, books, poems, ideas, observations. - Author: David Gray
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#4. Your poems are of interest to mankind; your liver isn't. Drink till you write well and feel sick. Bless your poems and be damned to you. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#5. i am changing
and i am loving change. - Author: AVA.
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#6. He who would write heroic poems should make his whole life a heroic poem. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#7. And when my second book had come out, "Wild Gratitude," I went to Pearl London's class and she worked through different drafts of poems and there were the drafts of my poem, Wild Gratitude, and I saw that I had begun the poem with the title August 13th. - Author: Edward Hirsch
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#8. I balance you
on the end of my pen.
Teetering between love
and letting go. - Author: Jessica Kristie
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#9. Creating means living. - Author: Dejan Stojanovic
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#10. Ah men, why do you want all this attention? I can write poems for myself, make love to a doorknob if absolutely necessary. What do you have to offer me I can't find otherwise except humiliation? Which I no longer need. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#11. I was intoxicated by the romantic poetry of our great writers. I arranged the world according to my private use, looking at it through the poems I had devoured. - Author: Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
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#12. every choice i have ever made after you existed
has been dependent on exactly
how close i can have you next to me
and how long i can get you to stay. - Author: AVA.
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#13. All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children. - Author: Paul Auster
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#14. When I first started to write, I was aware of being queer, but I didn't write about it. Queer poems would probably not have been accepted by the editors I sent them to. - Author: Thom Gunn
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#15. TO FOREIGN LANDS. I heard that you ask'd for something to prove this puzzle the New World, And to define America, her athletic Democracy, Therefore I send you my poems that you behold in them what you wanted. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#16. A collection of plants is not a landscape, any more than a list of choice words is a poem. The merit is in the design, not the material it is expressed in, and the best designs, like the best poems, make ordinary material significant by its arrangement. - Author: Nan Fairbrother
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#17. One Christmas I had no money, and so I went home and just, like, wrote a poem; I mean, I didn't write them, but I just handed out poems as Christmas presents. Like, 'Here's a Pablo Neruda poem that really made me think of you.' - Author: June Diane Raphael
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#18. It is strange," Mr. Willoughby said, and the air of reflection in his voice was echoed exactly by Jamie's, "but it was my joy of women that Second Wife saw and loved in my words. Yet by desiring to possess me - and my poems - she would have forever destroyed what she admired." Mr. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#19. I think of my best poems as vessels that I can or hope to fill with everything I have. - Author: Alex Lemon
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#20. Sometimes you completely forget your own works, your own poems, and your own words, but others remember them line by line, word for word! That is the greatest present you can ever have for your works! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#21. Most of the poems I write take 5 minutes, but the words can give a lifetime of relief. Many people that have read my book say it helped them with their grief. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#22. You should go from place to place recovering the poems that have been written for you to which you can affix your signature. Don't discuss these matters with anyone. Retrieve. Retrieve. When the basket is full someone will appear to whom you can present it. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#23. It's a big thing to call yourself a poet. All I can say is that I have always written poems. I don't think I'm interested in any discussion about whether I'm a good poet, a bad poet or a great poet. But I am sure, I want to write great poems. I think every poet should want that. - Author: Clive James
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#24. I have poetic failures all the time. Many failed poems. I try not to publish those, though some have slipped into each book, since I can't always tell they're failures until later ... or I don't want to admit that they are. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#25. I have seen too many men wilt and go silly under a little light, and then they continue to write and get published, turning out pure crap under a name that has become a bad habit. The next poem is all that counts. You can't stand on past poems. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#26. The figures of rhetoric are the beauties of all poems we have ever read. Without them we would merely be us: eating, sleeping, manufacturing, and dying. With them everything can be glorious. For though we have nothing to say, we can at least say it well. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#27. Sure, we thought the acres
That we tilled were sacred,
But how could we have known
That wheat can haunt like ghosts - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#28. Frederick Turner comes across in his poems as a man of impressively broad experience, intellectual brilliance, and originality. ... He's at his best when he unleashes his extraordinary powers of observation. - Author: Richard Tillinghast
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#29. If you want to write poetry, you must have poems that deeply move you. Poems you can't live without. I think of a poem as the blood in a blood transfusion, given from the heart of the poet to the heart of the reader. Seek after poems that live inside you, poems that move through your veins. - Author: Ralph Fletcher
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#30. If politicians can't do it, I want to do it. We have to do it. Artists, put it in paintings. Poets, put it in poems, novels. That's what we have to do. And I think it's so important to save the world. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#31. There are horrible events going on all over the world. Human beings are really fucking up. Poets, we can't just write poems. We have to put poems into action. - Author: Jeremiah Walton
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#32. One attraction of Latin is that you can immerse yourself in the poems of Horace and Catullus without fretting over how to say, "Have a nice day." - Author: Peter Brodie
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#33. I guess I have no choice
But to toss all novels under the rug
Nothing can compete with the poetry bug - Author: Maddy Kobar
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#34. Literature - novels, plays, and poems - can have an uncanny dual life, where they simultaneously represent something eternal and something historical, and this is often how they are taught in school. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#35. What I want to know is how you go on when you look around
and don't see anywhere you want to go without the only person
you can't have. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#36. everything i know about love
is that it hurts
and is almost always never returned
the way you want it to.

but i have hope
because i do not know everything. - Author: AVA.
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#37. Here are poems from a new generation of writers who honor the magnetic fields of the real; who feel and think with full and open-eyed passion; who focus heat as the magnifying glass focuses sun: until the paper catches. Read them. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#38. Poetry seldom occurs in poems. Poetry only occurs when words cause action. - Author: Raoul Vaneigem
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#39. I read somewhere that dedications are like coded love letters,
but I always seem to lay us out bare.

Sorry for the poems. - Author: Unknown
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#40. your smile.
is the ultimate
golden dream.
all the poems
in the world
are waking up from. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#41. Following dark winter's strife, a warm air rises, teemed with life. Birth, rebirth, as the waiting die. Old love, new love sprouts wings to fly. - Author: Phar West Nagle
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#42. Words
swords. - Author: Atticus Poetry
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#43. keep following your heart.
it won't always be easy, but it'll be the most important thing you'll do. - Author: AVA.
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#44. Steep fall to the ground
like clay pigeons
by bad shots
and unsteady hands. - Author: Jessica Kristie
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#45. remember you are capable of the most powerful thing in the universe.

you are capable of love. - Author: AVA.
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#46. For me poems are acts re-done, and that can vibrate well into the future. - Author: Anne Waldman
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#47. His conversation was full of imagination, and very often in limitation of ther Persian, and Arabic writers, he invented tales of wonderful fancy and passion. At other times he repeated my fsvorite poems or drew me out into arguments, wich he suported with great ingenuity. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#48. When I'm assembling a book I concentrate as though I were writing a poem. A truly imagined arrangement will indicate gaps and generate new poems. I re-read the new poems in my folder in the hope that this might happen. - Author: Michael Longley
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#49. Reading a stranger's words and finding yourself in them. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#50. Macmillan's rejection had left him very downcast ... Patrick Swift was invited to peruse the contents and decided that the poems should be published. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#51. Billy Collins writes lovely poems. Limpid, gently and consistently startling, more serious than they seem, they describe all the worlds that are and were and some others besides. - Author: John Updike
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#52. One hand I extend into myself, the other toward others. - Author: Dejan Stojanovic
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#53. I am completing a book I began back in 2002 called 'Poems in the Manner of.' 'The Matador of Metaphor' is from this manuscript. It is an homage to Wallace Stevens that appropriates certain of his techniques. - Author: David Lehman
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#54. I finally understood that I didn't lack pen and paper but my own
memorizing mind. It had been given away with a hundred poems, called
rote learning, old-fashioned, backward, an enemy of creative thinking,
a great human gift disowned. - Author: Grace Paley
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#55. Poems ... are perfume bottles momentarily unstopped - what they release is volatile and will vanish, and yet it can be released again, - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#56. I started off in England and very few people knew I was Australian. I mean, the clues were in the poems, but they didn't read them very carefully, and so for years and years I was considered completely part of the English poetry scene. - Author: Peter Porter
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#57. It snowed right before Jack stopped talking to Hazel, fluffy white flakes big enough to show their crystal architecture, like perfect geometric poems. - Author: Anne Ursu
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#58. some winters
will never melt

some summers
will never freeze

and some things will only
... live in poems. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#59. There's one of my new poems actually - is a good example of where my poetry has ended up. My earlier river poetry was more like a cross between Shelley and Dylan Thomas. - Author: Robert Adamson
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#60. Somewhere back a whiskey or so ago I wrote that thinking was a real thing in the world, just like anything else. I mean that very literally, materially. And it's true about poems, too. - Author: Matthew Zapruder
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#61. It used to be that one poet in each generation performed poems in public. In the twenties, it was Vachel Lindsay, who sometimes dropped to his knees in the middle of a poem. Then Robert Frost took over, and made his living largely on the road. - Author: Donald Hall
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#62. It is so hard to stay afloat in a world
that just wants to drown you. - Author: Schuyler Peck
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#63. I had hoped to be a poet, and for a long time I tried to write poetry. My first published pieces were poems. - Author: Norman Lock
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#64. When I think of Robert Frost's poems, like "The Road Not Taken", I feel the support of someone who is on my side, who understands what life's choices are like, someone who says, "I've been there, and it's okay to go on". - Author: Fred Rogers
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#65. I am the poet, you are the poem; I hold the pen, you are the words, love is the ink, silence is the blank page. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#66. I
The Way
That when you
On their side
Look like
A long way
Made out
Words. - Author: Matt Haig
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#67. Maybe because I can't even put together an IKEA desk, I've never been tempted to think of my own poems as built objects - but I do sometimes imagine them as mathematical constructs. - Author: James Arthur
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#68. I don't write poems and put them to music. Just let things flow. - Author: Martin Gore
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#69. Sometimes the rain
just for you and me

to be the violin
in the background
of our loneliness's song. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#70. I want to write poems which are very emotional, but I would have some hesitation in saying I want to write poems which are sentimental. - Author: Andrew Motion
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