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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. John F. Kennedy

 

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty. Edgar Allan Poe

 

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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Plutarch

 

Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it. Vincent Van Gogh