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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Definition of Poetry According to some Experts

1.       John Keats
Poetry is an attempt to read the beautiful or subline without the gurdon of imagining the logical or narrative thought process. He does not imply that poetry is illogical or lacks narration.
2.       William Wordswoth
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow the powerfull feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility; the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of reaction, the tranquility gradually disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was the subject of contemplation, is gradually produced, and does itself actually exist in the mind.
3.       Paul Valery 
Poetry is an art based on language, but poetry has more general meaning that is difficult to define because it is less determine; poetry also expresses a certain state of mind.
4.       Aristoteles
The existing fragments of Aristoteles’ poet is describe three genres of poetry are the epic, the comic, the tragic and develop rules to distinguish the highest quality poetry is each genre, based on the underlying purposes of the genre.
5.       Carol an duffy
A poem is the attire of feeling: the literary from where words seem tailor made from memory or desire
6.       Lawrence Ferlinghetti, san fransisco chronicle.
Poetry is a sofa full of blind singer who have put aside their cares. Poetry is the sound of summer in the rain of people laughing behind close shutters down a narrow street.
7.       Robert pinsky
Poetry … is an ancient art or technology; older than computer, older than print, older than writing indeed, though some may find this surprising much older than prose. I presume that the technology of poetry, using the human body as its medium, evolved for specific uses; to hold thing in memory, both within and beyond the individual life span; to achieve intensity and sensuous appeal; to express feelings and ideas rapidly and memorably; to share those feelings and ideas with companions, and also with the dead and with those to come after us.
8.       Anne Rouse
Poetry is about the intensity at the centre of the life, and about intricacy of expression without any appreciation of those, people are condemned to simplistic emotion and crude expression.
9.       Frieda Hughes
Poetry is the way of communicating a vast array of thoughts and feeling by concentrating them into minimal, or even single points which describe a whole.
10.   Matthew Hollis, poetry society bulletin, spring 2004
Poetry is… a kind of leaving of notes for another to find the willingness to have them fall into the wrong hands.
11.   Hugh Maxton
Poetry is a fire, well blanked-down that it may warm survivor in the even colder night to come.


12.   Charles Baudelaire, by Gustave Courbet
Prose poetry is a hybrid genre that shows attributes of both prose and poetry. It maybe indistinguishable from the micro-story. Most critics argue that it qualifies as poetry because of its conciseness, use of metaphor and special attention to language.
13.   William Shakespeare
The most popular kind of the poetry is the lyric poetry because it shows bewildering variety of forms, as it deeds intricately with the author’s own emotions and views.
14.   Dylan Thomas
Poetry is what makes someone laugh or cry or yawn, what makes someone toenails twinkle, what makes someone want to do this or that or nothing.
15.   Dave Smith, Local Assays 1985
Poetry is a dialect of the language we speak, possessed of metaphorical density, coded with the resonant meaning, engaging us with narrative’s pleasure, enhancing and sustaining our pleasure with enlarged awareness.
16.   Harold Bloom
Poetry essentially is figurative language, concentrated so that its form of both expressive and evocative.
17.   Herman de Coninck
Poetry is like fingerprints/ on a window, behind which a child who can’t sleep/stands waiting for down.
18.   Shelly, Percy Bysshe
Poetry is a record of the best and the happiest moments of the happy and the best minds.
19.   Umberto Eco
Poetry is not a matter of feelings, it is a matter of language. It is language which creates feelings.
20.   Mark Doty
Poetry is an investigation, not an expression of what you know.
 

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