Quotes and sayings about tag  #poetry

Quotes and sayings about tag  poetry

125 Quotes

I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.

Ovid

It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.

Nick Hornby

Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running away from them.

Nikita Gill

and sometimes I sitdown at my typewriterand I thinknot of someonecause there isn't anyoneto thinkabout and i wonderis it worth it

Nikki Giovanni

I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops.

Nikki Giovanni

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

Pablo Neruda

I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair.Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps.

Pablo Neruda

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Rabindranath Tagore

there isn't enough of anythingas long as we live. But at intervalsa sweetness appears and, given a chanceprevails.

Raymond Carver

If you love me, Henry, you don’t love me in a way I understand.

Richard Siken

By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness

Pablo Neruda

I want to see thirstIn the syllables,Tough fireIn the sound;Feel through the darkFor the scream.

Pablo Neruda

I am no longer in love with her, that's certain, but maybe I love her. Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

Pablo Neruda

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

She who reconciles the ill-matched threadsOf her life, and weaves them gratefullyInto a single cloth – It’s she who drives the loudmouths from the hallAnd clears it for a different celebration.

Rainer Maria Rilke

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

Robert Frost

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on TheeAnd I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

Robert Frost

We love the things we love for what they are.

Robert Frost

A tamed woman will never leave her mark in the world.

Robert M. Drake

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.

Randall Jarrell

Late FragmentAnd did you get whatyou wanted from this life, even so?I did.And what did you want?To call myself beloved, to feel myselfbeloved on the earth.

Raymond Carver

The heart can think of no devotionGreater than being shore to the ocean-Holding the curve of one position,Counting an endless repetition.

Robert Frost

A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost

If I lived a million lives, I would've felt a million feelings and I still would've fallen a million times for you.

Robert M. Drake

The truth is I didn’t need therapy; I just needed to feel loved and know that someone out there craved my attention.

Robert M. Drake

The best kind of humans are the ones who stay.

Robert M. Drake

Appreciate the moment of a first kiss; it may be the last time you own your heart.

Robert M. Drake

Suddenly, everything was beautiful. The way she viewed the world was nothing more but a reflection of herself.

Robert M. Drake

Sometimes to self-discover you must self-destruct.

Robert M. Drake

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