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“Poetry is the language of the Soul" - Christine Phillips's Blog

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“Poetry is the language of the Soul"


Blog Posted:4/21/2013 10:44:00 PM

                                                      What is Poetry?

“Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives.
It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what
has never been before.” (Audre Lorde)


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    Dear Soupers,
              
  Please comment on the following quote above. Feel free to write your own views
   on what is poetry.

                  Thank you all
 


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Date: 4/22/2013 4:03:00 AM
" Poetry is the explosion of feelings that must exit by verbal or written images to let the swollen soul release what was building up inside. " ( Andrew Crisci )
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Christine Phillips
Date: 4/22/2013 12:08:00 PM
I like this Andrew..."the explosion of feelings"
Date: 4/22/2013 1:45:00 AM
'Poetry is structured prose spoken aloud between the poet(author) and the listener to create a ' now aural experience' much like the visual 'now' experience when looking at an original piece of art'. B G STRAND 2013
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Date: 4/22/2013 1:08:00 AM
"Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood." T.S. Eliot
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Christine Phillips
Date: 4/22/2013 12:16:00 PM
Hi Ruben, I like this quote fron T.S Eliot.It is very stong.Thank you for your contribution
Date: 4/22/2013 1:07:00 AM
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words." Robert Frost
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Date: 4/22/2013 1:06:00 AM
"Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance." Carl Sandburg
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Suzette Richards
Date: 4/22/2013 2:36:00 AM
*based (typo)
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Suzette Richards
Date: 4/22/2013 2:35:00 AM
My fav quote and the one I bases one of my poems on :-)
Date: 4/22/2013 1:06:00 AM
"Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own." Salvatore Quasimodo
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