«I sleep with thee, and wake with thee,»

John Clare

«A pine tree standeth lonely»

Heinrich Heine

«believe me when i say this.»

Sanober Khan

«The moon people do not eat by swallowing food but by smelling it. Their money is poetry - actual poems, written out on pieces of paper whose value is determined by the worth of the poem itself.»

Paul Auster

«Like poetry, fashion does not state anything. It merely suggests»

Karl Lagerfeld

«the price of creation»

Charles Bukowski

«Now goes under, and I watch it go under, the sun»

Edna St. Vincent Millay

«A chronic poet should always be an inveterate nature-lover.»

Munia Khan

«I do not know how it is elsewhere, but here, in this country, poetry is a healing, life-giving thing, and people have not lost the gift of being able to drink of its inner strength. People can be killed for poetry here—a sign of unparalleled respect—because they are still capable of living by it.»

Osip Mandelstam

«The characters in my novels are my own unrealised possibilities. That is why I am equally fond of them all and equally horrified by them. Each one has crossed a border that I myself have circumvented.»

Milan Kundera

«That tingle in the brain is called a word.»

Kate Kearns

«But O the exceeding grace»

Edmund Spenser

«Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.»

Jess C. Scott

«Places We Love»

Ivan V. Lalić

«I write to taste life twice; to savour the flavour of sweet times gone by, or spit out the bitterness before it multiplies.»

Aisha Mirza

«We sit and talk,»

William Carlos Williams

«It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things.»


«We were hooked when we woke.»

Roman Payne

«It's not about putting forth the questions, it's about accepting the answers we ask for.»

Shane Koyczan

«We don’t know anything about silent sages, buried knowledge, the eye of the mute poet, serene seers, yet how many talkative destroyers, prophets and ideologues, teachers and beautifiers there are on the other side.»

Dejan Stojanovic

«One probably hears about it.»

Jennifer Clarvoe

«Every new day»

Scott Hastie

«To cut and tighten sentences is the secret of mastery.»

Dejan Stojanovic

«I want to celebrate the sadness that makes you feel everything so deeply.»

D. Antoinette Foy

«She cries,»

Tanzy Sayadi

«I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.»

Pablo Neruda

«My whole being is a dark chant»

فروغ فرخزاد

«I want to think again of dangerous and noble things.»

Mary Oliver

«I seek to be moved, my imagination reborn.»

Susie Clevenger

«Time for you and time for me,»

T.S. Eliot