If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it’s to deliver people from the limited ways in which they say and feel.
~ Jim Morrison
To see the Summer Sky
Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie –
True Poems flee –
~Emily Dickinson, c.1879
The trouble with us in America isn’t that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
~ Louis Kronenberger – American literary critic and novelist 1904-1980
Lucille Clifton Born: June 27, 1936 – Died: February 13, 2010 – Poet, author