Poet

A. C. Benson

"Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.""People seldom refuse help, if one offers…

August 21, 2019

A. E. Housman

"That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot…

August 21, 2019

A. E. Stallings

"Nothing is more permanent than the temporary."

August 21, 2019

A. E. Waite

"The Tarot embodies symbolical presentations of universal ideas, behind which lie all the implicits of the human mind, and it…

August 21, 2019

A. R. Ammons

"Only silence perfects silence.""Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.""Is it not careless to become too local when there…

August 21, 2019

A. S. J. Tessimond

"One day people will touch and talk perhaps easily, and loving be natural as breathing and warm as sunlight, and…

August 21, 2019

B. W. Powe

"We remake the world through our technologies, and these in turn remake and extend us, in ever spiraling lattices of…

August 21, 2019

Babette Deutsch

"Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is…

August 21, 2019

C. J. Dennis

"Shy gold begins to peep through the sombre green - the wattle's wedding dress - and Spring is near. Then…

August 21, 2019

C. K. Williams

"Poetry confronts in the most clear-eyed way just those emotions which consciousness wishes to slide by.""If you spend your whole…

August 21, 2019

Bai Juyi

"If the Fleeting World is but a long dream, it does not matter whether one is young or old.""I remember,…

August 21, 2019

D. J. Enright

"An authentic and ingenious account of the ingeniously counterfeit in art and in life.""All I asked for was equality and…

August 21, 2019

Abba Kovner

"I wanted to be born at the farthest limit of the world. I'll explore it, I said to myself, biting…

August 21, 2019

e. e. cummings

"To be nobody-but-yourself - in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else…

August 21, 2019

F. L. Lucas

"The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not…

August 21, 2019

E. J. Pratt

"The mark of an educated man is not in his boast that he has built his mountain of facts and…

August 21, 2019

C.D. Wright

"Poetry is the language of intensity. Because we are going to die, an expression of intensity is justified.""It is a…

August 21, 2019

Banjo Paterson

"For the drover's life has pleasures that the townsfolk never know.""Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong, Under the…

August 21, 2019

Dafydd ap Gwilym

"I never entertained the dreadful thought that my face was anything other than good and fair until, in an act…

August 21, 2019

F. R. Scott

"I have sat by night beside a cold lake And touched things smoother than moonlight on still water, But the…

August 21, 2019