April is National Poetry Month: Day 9


“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way.”
Pablo Neruda

“A dream deferred is a dream denied.”
Langston Hughes

“Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
Edgar Allan Poe


“Words have no power to impress the mind with the exquisite horror of their reality”
Edgar Allan Poe

“Be of love (a little) more careful than of anything.”
E E cummings

“Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.”

“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.”
Robert Frost