Quotations About / On: POEM

  • 21.
    Title deeds generally outlast poems.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
  • 22.
    I have never felt a placard and a poem are in any way similar.
    (Kristin Hunter (b. 1931), African American author. Black Women Writers at Work, ch. 6, by Claudia Tate (1983). On why her writing was not directly "political.")
    More quotations from: Kristin Hunter, poem
  • 23.
    There is something about a bureaucrat that does not like a poem.
    (Gore Vidal (b. 1925), U.S. novelist, critic. Sex, Death and Money, preface (1968).)
    More quotations from: Gore Vidal, poem
  • 24.
    The great poem must have the stamp of greatness as well as its essence.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 403, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau, poem
  • 25.
    Women are not supposed to have uteruses, especially in poems.
    (Maxine Kumin (b. 1925), U.S. poet and feminist. As quoted in Women's Studies, p. 135 (1976). On the restrictions on poetry's subject matter due to male editors' dismissal of peculiarly "female" topics.)
    More quotations from: Maxine Kumin, women
  • 26.
    The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.
    (Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Leaves of Grass, preface (1855).)
    More quotations from: Walt Whitman, poem
  • 27.
    Literature opens the doors and the windows of life! And, the best poem is, life itself.
    (Literature)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 28.
    Poems and hardships encapsulated in a bubble called art to be presented as a testimony to who heading in that direction.
    (Art)
    More quotations from: Dexsta Ray
  • 29.
    Poems are sometimes easily understood, but at other times they are seriously coded for the confusion of the lax and Lazy seekers who usually are unwilling to think
    (Poems)
    More quotations from: macaulay akinbami
  • 30.
    When my poems are very difficult for you to understand, ask me and, i will explain them to you.
    (Poems)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
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