John Drinkwater

John Drinkwater

British officer with the rank of colonel and military historian
To know anything of a poet but his poetry is, so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something that may be entertaining, even delightful, but is certainly inessential.More John Drinkwater quotes [09/23/2011 08:09:22]
Poetry is the communication through words of certain experiences that can be communicated in no other way.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse.More John Drinkwater quotes [09/23/2011 07:09:56]
For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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