verse in a quote

"If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone."

"I never abandoned either forms or freedom. I imagine that most of what could be called free verse is in my first book. I got through that fairly early."

"Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content."

"If a poem is not memorable, there's probably something wrong. One of the problems of free verse is that much of the free verse poetry is not memorable."

"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo."

"Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all."

"I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me."

"And what holds good of verse holds infinitely better in respect to prose."

"The fact that something is in a rhymed form or in blank verse will not make it good poetry."

"If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone."

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