"I write poetry in order to live more fully."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Judith Rodriguez on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Judith Rodriguez 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."Judith Rodriguez on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Judith Rodriguez on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Judith Rodriguez on Robert Frost