Poetry to a Poet

April 18, 2014

National Poetry Month. 18

Dogwood tree

Dogwood tree

“Poetry, to a poet, is the most rewarding work in the world.  A good poem is a contribution to reality.  The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it.  A good poem helps to change the shape and significance of the universe, helps to extend everyone’s knowledge of himself and the world around him.”
— Dylan Thomas, “On Poetry,” from Quite Early One Morning



4 Responses to “Poetry to a Poet”

  1. Mary Bennett Says:

    Reblogged this on My View … from the corner of Trafalgar + Fifth and commented:
    Happy Poetry month to all poets and readers of poetry! I encourage you to write poetry on my traffic circle at Trafalgar and 6th.

  2. Elisa Says:

    Now this quote, I like….I like it a LOT. 😀

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