"Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Jerry B. Jenkins on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Jerry B. Jenkins 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."Jerry B. Jenkins on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Jerry B. Jenkins on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Jerry B. Jenkins on Robert Frost
"Writers write. Dreamers talk about it."
"Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they have invaded the faith community too."
"Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family."
"I fear it's because religion is man's attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else's claim to have done the same."
"Funny, I don't feel any more powerful today than yesterday."
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