Mysterious, unpredictable impulse which enables poets to produce the finest quality poetry. Robert Graves compared inspiration to lightening that strikes 'where and when it wills'.
[n] the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
[n] arousing to a particular emotion or action
[n] a product of your creative thinking and work; "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"
[n] (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings; "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
[n] a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
[n] arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
a priori knowledge, afflatus, air current, ambition, animating spirit, animation, animus, anticipation, apocalypse, Apollo, Apollo Musagetes, Aqua-Lung, ardor, arousal, artificial respiration, artistic imagination, aspiration, assurance, asthmatic wheeze,