A poem begins with a lump in the throat.

"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness." Robert Frost This is a good quote to use for my poetry course. This week we're supposed to define poetry.

Edgar Allen Poe via http://feelingandloving.tumblr.com/

this quote is beauty.I am a super sensitive My soul loves all that is art, loves all beauty, not just physical beauty or pieces of art, I see beauty & art in everything.

Shell Silverstein

Shel Silverstein – was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter and author of children's books. He styled himself as Uncle Shelby in his children's books.

"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" read by the author, Robert Frost

50 Winter Poems for Adults and Kids including a rare video of Robert Frost reading "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening".

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. - Carl Sandburg

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.

oh how I love this by e.e.cummings

the root of the root and the sky of the sky of a tree called life -I carry your heart, ee cummings

Maya Angelou

"I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me." - Maya Angelou To introduce the young people in your life to the masterful verse of.