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A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart.
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Freaks are the much needed escape from the humdrum. They are poetry.
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Music is the poetry of the air.
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Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.
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The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
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I don't create poetry, I create myself, for me my poems are a way to me.
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Poetry is not a civilizer, rather the reverse, for great poetry appeals to the most primitive instincts.
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My urges to write poetry are lesbian, but whatever compels me to prose is straight.
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Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.
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Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.
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Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
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Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
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Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
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Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
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You can't write poetry on the computer.
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I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
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Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
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Your prayer can be poetry, and poetry can be your prayer.
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