"I have epiphanies all the time, because I'm always thinking. I'm a thinker. I'm always writing poetry, I'm always coming to conclusions."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Chrisette Michele on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Chrisette Michele 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."Chrisette Michele on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Chrisette Michele on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Chrisette Michele on Robert Frost
"Truth is, I cut my hair for freedom, not for beauty."
"A female piano player is always pretty cool to me."