"Well, if this is poetry, I'm certainly never going to write any myself."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."James Schuyler on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."James Schuyler on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."James Schuyler on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."James Schuyler on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."James Schuyler on Robert Frost
"However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it."
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