More From Eugenio Montale
- "However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies."
- "I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me."
- "For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music."
More In Poetry
- "The older I’ve got the less I find myself going back and re-reading or really reading new fiction or poetry."― Reynolds Price
- "I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean."― Socrates
- "A lot happens by accident in poetry."― Howard Nemerov