Poetry is the soul speaking to the world, the heart revealing its uttermost secrets, the mind relinquishing thought onto paper. It is the feeling of raw emotions searching for words. ~ Diadel Ortiz
Defined by others
‘Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.’ ~ William Wordsworthhttps://www.poetsgraves.co.uk/poets_on_poetry.htm
Edgar Allan Poe. “I would define, in brief, the Poetry of words as the Rhythmical Creation of Beauty.”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe
Here are Poetry Quotes that will inspire you.
“I define poetry as something that helps you express what you feel, see or something that surrounds you.” -Nicoletta
“Poems are the colors to the painting of life”-Anita A
“Poetry is the expression of one’s self in being a human……expressing your deep thoughts and emotions. The personal expression of one’s soul and deepest feelings…Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought, and the thought has found words.”Poetry Quote by Robert Frost~ American Poet (1874-1963)
“Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.”Poetry Quote by Paul Engle~ (1908-1991) University of Iowa
“Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.”Poetry Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley~ English Poet (1792-1822)
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Everyone has an inspiring story, song, rhyme, verse, ballardy or composition to share. Take part in our Poetry Exhibit; you can share your most heartwarming poems, letters, and extraordinary writing with us. We will review them and publish them for all to see. If you are interested just email me your writing.