Simonides

(556 BC - 468 BC / Greece)

Fragment 01


WHEN, upon the well-wrought chest,
Fiercely heat the howling wind,
And the oceans heaving breast
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  • Rookie Frank Simon (9/24/2007 2:14:00 PM)

    Simonides is famous for this saying as well...Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech. (Report) Reply

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