Finding Poetry

I Carry Your Heart
Nonfiction speaks to the head. Fiction speaks to the heart. Poetry speaks to the soul. – Ellen Hopkins
Read reflective poems HERE.
 
When I Heard
The poet doesn’t invent. He listens. – Jean Cocteau
Read found poems HERE.
 On the Wing
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. – Robert Frost
Read surreal poems HERE.

This is Just to Say

Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.Allen Ginsberg
Read false apology poems HERE.
 
Blues Journey
Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure. – Mark Strand
Find stories in verse HERE.
 
My Letter to the World
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One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Read famous poems HERE.
 

River of Words

Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life. – William Hazlitt