«Ah, dream too bright to last!»

Edgar Allan Poe

«Poetry, Shakespeare and opera, are like mumps and should be caught when young. In the unhappy event that there is a postponement to mature years, the results may be devastating.»

Dimitris Mita

«I arise from dreams of thee,»

Percy Bysshe Shelley

«Music is poetry in motion.»

P.M. Terrell

«Poetry, above all, is a series of intense moments - its power is not in narrative. I'm not dealing with facts, I'm dealing with emotion.»

Carol Ann Duffy

«Love is the only bow on Life’s dark cloud. It is the morning and the evening star. It shines upon the babe, and sheds its radiance on the quiet tomb. It is the mother of art, inspirer of poet, patriot and philosopher.»

Robert G. Ingersoll

«Lovers find secret places»


«technology murdered childhood.»

Robert M. Drake

«I have emotions»

Richard Brautigan

«It is kind of ridiculous that a poet is expected to live in the real world.»

Sanober Khan

«...but beautiful mosaics are made of broken pieces.»

Lori Jenessa Nelson

«When you are old and grey and full of sleep»

W.B. Yeats

«Whatever others may say, they say it to deceive and comfort themselves, not help you.»

Dejan Stojanovic

«It comes down to this: we're pieces of equipment»

Rolando Hinojosa

«My true-love hath my heart and I have his,»

Philip Sidney

«I went to the Garden of Love,»

William Blake

«This ploughman dead in battle slept out of doors»

Edward Thomas

«If you only write when inspired, you may be a fairly decent poet, but you'll never be a novelist.»

Neil Gaiman

«One cannot make bargains for blisses»

Alice Carey

«[Fiction and poetry] are medicines, they're doses, and they heal the rupture that reality makes on the imagination.»

Jeanette Winterson

«Where joy in an old pencil is not absurd.»

May Sarton

«Talent is a faucet. When it is on, one must write. Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.»

Jean Anouilh

«Love is a fire that burns unseen,»

Luís Vaz de Camões


Giorge Leedy

«Each in the most hidden sack kept»

Pablo Neruda

«Life is something that no one can teach you,You have to learn it.»

Jerril Thomas Abraham

«Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.»

Walt Whitman

«Demonise one of them and the sympathisers will melt away.»

Philippe Blenkiron

«So do not throw your pearls before swine,»

Nicole Bonomi

«I don't want to go on being a root in the dark,»

Pablo Neruda