Quotations About / On: POEM

  • 11.
    Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.
    (Paul Celan [Paul Antschel] (1920-1970), Austrian poet. Trans. 1986, Carcanet (1986). Collected Prose, letter to Hans Bender (1961).)
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  • 12.
    Poetry has no goal other than itself; it can have no other, and no poem will be so great, so noble, so truly worthy of the name of poem, than one written uniquely for the pleasure of writing a poem.
    (Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. "New Notes on Edgar Poe," part IV (1859).)
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  • 13.
    ' Everything I have written in my poems, I no longer carry in my heart.'
    (Mihaela Pirjol)
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  • 14.
    In truth these poems will never reach beyond a few good friends drunken and theatrical.
    (from the poem 'in sabinal' by r soos)
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  • 15.
    comfort new poems - they spend much time wondering if anyone cares
    (from the poem 'have mercy' by r soos)
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  • 16.
    there are times the title says more than the poem
    (from the poem 'as dreams lie bleeding' by r soos)
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  • 17.
    I have spent my years walking through the quiet air seeking the poem
    (from the poem 'adventure' by r soos)
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  • 18.
    I would go places poems live before they find their way to paper
    (from the poem 'dream vacation' by r soos)
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  • 19.
    A poem and a picture are worth a thousand words
    (Written 4: 55am,11 November 2016. Came to me after reading a poem of my friend and fellow poet, Tan Pratonix. Poem Title: The Little Boy On Bodrum Beach. No words need to be spoken.)
    More quotations from: Darwin Henry Beuning
  • 20.
    Find your soul and you'll find your poems.
    (Kenneth Maswabi 21/08/2016)
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