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  • Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat. --Robert Frost
  • Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. --Thomas Hardy
  • Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest. --W. H. Auden
  • Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it. --Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Little do such men know the toil, the pains,
    The daily, nightly racking of the brains,
    To range the thoughts, the matter to digest,,
    To cull fit phrases, and reject the rest. --Charles Churchill
  • In verse one can take any damn constant one likes, one can alliterate, or assone, or rhyme, or quant, or smack, only one MUST leave the other elements irregular. --Ezra Pound
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