"I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts, they're kindred spirits."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."J. Carter Brown on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."J. Carter Brown 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."J. Carter Brown on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."J. Carter Brown on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."J. Carter Brown on Robert Frost