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11 Quotes: God Is the Perfect Poet … in your pocket

A Poetic Bird in Motion by Janice Taylor, Self-Help/Weight-Loss Artist

In celebration of Poem In Your Pocket Day (Thursday, April 26), I have pulled together quotes about poetry that are sure to inspire a poem – or – at the very least, give a poetic feel to your day.

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And … for those of us who are pocketless, consider crafting a pocket!  It’s as simple as drawing a large U or rectangle on construction paper, decorating it, and cutting it out.  For full instructions on the how to of making a fun pocket, click here: POCKET.

And now for the QUOTES:  Poetry in Your Pocket!!!

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman. – Wallace Stevens

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All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. ~ Oscar Wilde

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. ~ Muriel Rukeyser

Every single soul is a poem. ~ Michael Franti

God is the perfect poet. ~ Robert Browning

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem. ~ David Carradine

Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure. ~ Mark Strand

Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason. ~ Novalis

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. ~ Plato

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. ~ T.S. Eliot

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Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. ~ Salvatore Quasimodo

Which quote ignites your poetic side?  Will you carry a poem in your pocket?

Remember:  Poetry nurtures the creative side of your brain and, is therefore a Creative Act of Weight Loss!

Spread the word … NOT the icing!

Janice Taylor
Life & Weight Loss Success Coach
wise * fun * utterly useful

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