American Poet Poetry Quotes

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Carl Sandburg

"I've written some poetry I don't understand myself." Carl Sandburg
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"As for political poetry, as it's usually defined, it seems there's very little good political poetry." Kenneth Koch
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John Ashbery

"I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length." John Ashbery
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"I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it." Marianne Moore
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Robert Frost

"I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering." Robert Frost
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William Cullen Bryant

"Eloquence is the poetry of prose." William Cullen Bryant
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"The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it." Sylvia Plath
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Howard Nemerov

"I've never read a political poem that's accomplished anything. Poetry makes things happen, but rarely what the poet wants." Howard Nemerov
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Emily Dickinson

"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." Emily Dickinson
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