poems Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about poems
  1. #1
    “‘Dive for dreams,’ he used to say, quoting the e. e. cummings poem. ‘And live by love.’”
  2. #2
    “i am a museum full of art
    but you had your eyes shut”
  3. #3
    “To see the Summer Sky
    Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie—
    True Poems flee—”
  4. #4
    “Even when no thunder sounds
    And no rain falls, if you but ask me
    Then I will stay beside you.”
  5. #5
    “Where did all those feelings go? People spend their whole lives looking for love. Poems and songs and entire novels are written about it. But how can you trust something that can end as suddenly as it begins?”
  6. #6
    “When they say the heart wants what it wants, they’re talking about the poetic heart—the heart of love songs and soliloquies, the one that can break as if it were just-formed glass.
    They’re not talking about the real heart, the one that only needs healthy foods and aerobic exercise.”
  1. #7
    “all the poets wanted to get disability insurance it was better than immortality.”
  2. #8
    “Stones and bones; snow and frost; seeds and beans and polliwogs. Paths and twigs, assorted kisses, We all know who Susie misses .”
  3. #9
    “Lavender’s blue,
    Rosemary’s green,
    When you are king,
    I shall be queen”
  4. #10
    “This is a poem about Percy
    This is a poem about more than Percy.
    Think about it.”
  5. #11
    “Forty-five cents was a good deal of money, but I didn’t want the ones for fifteen cents, not after I’d seen the others. I had more ideas. Tons of them. For stories and poems. I chewed the inside of my cheek, deliberating. I knew I would have to write a lot when I went to Barnard—if I went to Barnard—and it might be a good idea to get a head start. […] Guilt gnawed at my insides.”
  6. #12
    “I will follow you,
    my love,
    to the edge of all our days,
    to our very last

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