Quotes About World Poetry Day

Quotes tagged as "world-poetry-day" (showing 1-22 of 22)
Aberjhani
“Even when muddy your wings sparkle bright wonders that heal broken worlds.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Quote words that affirm all men and women are your brothers and sisters.
“Quote words that affirm
all men and women are your
brothers and sisters.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Now come the whispers bearing bouquets of moonbeams and sunlight tremblings.
“Now come the whispers
bearing bouquets of moonbeams
and sunlight tremblings.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“Poetry, like jazz, is one of those dazzling diamonds of creative industry that help human beings make sense out of the comedies and tragedies that contextualize our lives.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Poetry looking in the mirror sees art, and art looking in a mirror sings poetry.
“Poetry looking in the mirror sees art,
and art looking in a mirror sings poetry.”
Aberjhani, Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

Aberjhani
“When a reader enters the pages of a book of poetry, he or she enters a world where dreams transform the past into knowledge made applicable to the present, and where visions shape the present into extraordinary possibilities for the future.”
Aberjhani, Collected Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black

Aberjhani
“I called it a baptism in flaming ink that forced me to shed my shyness about recognizing myself as a poet and to accept the fact that life had never given me any choice in the matter. And then I had to discover exactly what that meant.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

Aberjhani
“In an age when nations and individuals routinely exchange murder for murder, when the healing grace of authentic spirituality is usurped by the divisive politics of religious organizations, and when broken hearts bleed pain in darkness without the relief of compassion, the voice of an exceptional poet producing exceptional work is not something the world can afford to dismiss.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

Aberjhani
“The American identity has never been a singular one and the voices of poets invariably sing, in addition to their own, the voices of those around them.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

We ache with the yearning that turns half into whole and offer no excuses for
“We ache with the yearning
that turns half into whole
and offer no excuses
for the beauty of our souls.”
Aberjhani, Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player

The dancing vortex of a sacred metaphor clashes horns and halos to make wounded music
“The dancing vortex of a sacred metaphor clashes horns and halos to make wounded music set to the tempo of a new era in brilliant labor.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Human beings, in a sense, may be thought of as multidimensional creatures composed of such
“Human beings, in a sense, may be thought of as multidimensional creatures composed of such poetic considerations as the individual need
for self-realization, subdued passions for overwhelming beauty, and a hunger for meaning beyond the flavors that enter and exit the physical body.”
Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

Aberjhani
“The music of revelation announces itself to the reader in somber brooding tones or in melodies light as air and one is invited to dance with the most captivating of partners: poetry.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Luther E. Vann
“The greater puzzle of universal wisdom and beauty that we have strived to honor through our work includes the profound legacies of world artistic and spiritual traditions, the innate integrity of human communities where people seek to live in social harmony, and that regenerative stream of life sustained upon the earth itself as it spins through the cosmos to the music of the spheres.”
Luther E. Vann, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

Aberjhani
“Rainer Maria Rilke greeted and wrestled with the angels of his Duino Elegies in the solitude of a castle surrounded by white cliffs tall trees and the sea. I greeted most of mine in the solitude of a house that still vibrated with the throbs of a singular life that had helped shape many lives and with the ache of attempts to render useful service to that life. The River of Winged Dreams was therefore constructed as a link between dimensions of past and future emotions and intellect and matter and spirit.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“On faith’s battered back calm eyes etch prayers that cool a nation’s hot rage.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

The whole purpose of the construction of The Bridge of Silver Wings was to provide
“The whole purpose of the construction of The Bridge of Silver Wings was to provide a path leading to The River of Winged Dreams, or to serve as a resting place until the river’s deeper and truer nature revealed itself.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Luther E. Vann
“Hopefully, you will glimpse something of your own life’s journey and with Elemental’s Power of Illuminated Love, possibly recognize and celebrate something you had not been able to recognize or celebrate before.”
Luther E. Vann, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

When the lyrical muse sings the creative pen dances.
“When the lyrical muse sings the creative pen dances.”
Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

Aberjhani
“The birth of a true poet is neither an insignificant event nor an easy delivery. Complications generally begin long before the fated soul carries its dubious light into whatever womb has been kind enough to volunteer the intricate machinery of its blood and prayers and muscles for a gestation period much longer than nine months or even nine years.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

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