All that is worth remembering of life is the POETRY of it.
Dance is the POETRY of the foot.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their POETRY, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
My definition of pure POETRY, something that the poet
creates outside of his own personality.
One merit of POETRY few persons will deny : it says more
and in fewer words than prose.
Philosophy is nothing but a sophisticated POETRY.
Michel De Montaigne
POETRY is at bottom a criticism of life.
POETRY is finer and more philosophical than history, for
POETRY expresses the universal, and history only the
POETRY is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
POETRY is the intellect coloured by feelings.
POETRY is the record of the best and happiest moments
of the happiest and best minds.
POETRY is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
Edgar Allan Poe
POETRY is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings:
it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
POETRY is the wisdom married to immoral verse.
POETRY is truth dwelling in beauty.