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A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
America is known as a country that welcomes people to its shores. All kinds of people. The image of the Statue of Liberty with Emma Lazarus' famous poem. She lifts her lamp and welcomes people to the golden shore, where they will not experience prejudice because of the color of their skin, the religious faith that they follow.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
A picture is a poem without words.
I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
When a person listens to a good song, and they can look out at the world and their lives and see the dark and the light, the negative and the positive, all the different elements, all come together in one holistic poem, that is a very healing and very reductive thing, and that's what my music is about.
For me, a paragraph in a novel is a bit like a line in a poem. It has its own shape, its own music, its own integrity.
Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread.
'Yellow Moon' was a poem. My wife at the time, Joel - she's dead now - it was our 25th anniversary. She had the chance to go on a cruise with her sister. And I'm home with the kids and looking up, and I saw the big moon, and I just started writing.
I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.
The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.
Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage.
The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.
For many years, I thought a poem was a whisper overheard, not an aria heard.
'Love' is so short of perfect rhymes that convention allows half-rhymes like 'move.' The alternative is a plague of doves, or a kind of poem in which the poet addresses his adored both as 'love' and as 'guv' - a perfectly decent solution once, but only once, in a while.
I've been writing since I was sixteen. At first, I wrote mostly short stories and poetry. The first thing I ever had published was a poem about a football game. It was printed in my local newspaper.
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A poem is a naked person... Some people say that I am a poet.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem.
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
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