Poetry

«What though the radiance which was once so bright»

William Wordsworth


«Love’s language starts, stops, starts;»

Carol Ann Duffy


«. . .criticism is to poetry as air is to a noise: it allows it to be heard; and even if we can't see it or feel it, it is there, shaping how we hear.»

Annie Finch


«For a moment at least, be a smile on someone else’s face.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«It is not what they built. It is what they knocked down.»

James Fenton


«Nothing like poetry when you lie awake at night. It keeps the old brain limber. It washes away the mud and sand that keeps on blocking up the bends.»

Joyce Cary


«Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving»

Jim Harrison


«Sometimes, looking at the many books I have at home, I feel I shall die before I come to the end of them, yet I cannot resist the temptation of buying new books. Whenever I walk into a bookstore and find a book on one of my hobbies — for example, Old English or Old Norse poetry — I say to myself, “What a pity I can’t buy that book, for I already have a copy at home.»

Jorge Luis Borges


«To be happy to be sad and sad to be happy is to sing an echo in that beautiful language called Sorrow.»

Criss Jami


«[Short Talk on the Sensation of Airplane Takeoff] Well you know I wonder, it could be love running toward my life with its arms up yelling»

Anne Carson


«Truth is hard-hearted and unrelenting, too clear, precise; a lie is much more imaginative.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«I am—yet what I am none cares or knows;»

John Clare


«It is ferocious, life, but it must eat . . .»

Lucia Perillo


«We don't read and write poetry because it's cute.»

John Keating


«The eyesight for an eagle is what thought is to a man.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«In an endless silence even screams sound silent.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«I belong to clever words and bedtime stories»

M.J. Abraham


«Existence is the end of endless eternity without a beginning or an end.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«How blest am I in this discovering thee!»

John Donne


«That’s the thing about love»

Kehinde Sonola


«one must verge on the unknown, write toward the truth hitherto unrecognizable of one’s own sincerity, including the avoidable beauty of doom, shame, and embarrassment, that very area of personal self-recognition,(detailed individual is universal remember) which formal conventions, internalized, keep us from discovering in ourselves and others»

Allen Ginsberg


«To Your eyes a thousand years are like yesterday come and gone, no more than a watch in the night.»

Psalm 89


«Trying too hard to be too good, even when trying to be bad, is too good for the bad, too bad for the good.»

Dejan Stojanovic


«What a strange thing!»

Kobayashi Issa


«Letters are meaningless unless put together correctly. Words are worthless unless backed by truth. Sentences are handed out and judged accordingly, but only genuinely honest men or women can create writings that change the world forever.»

Paul Morabito


«Everything that drowned me taught me how to swim.»

Jenim Dibie


«I once broke up with a boy because he wrote me an awful poem.»

Karen Joy Fowler


«It's better to have loved and lost than never love at all - I doubt that sorry statement every time I fall.»

Phar West Nagle


«Git'er Done»

Muse


«Ognuno sta solo sul cuor della terra»

Salvatore Quasimodo