More From Eugenio Montale
- "Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you."
- "True poetry is similar to certain pictures whose owner is unknown and which only a few initiated people know."
- "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
- "Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career."― Jack Prelutsky
- "I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world."― Ruth Benedict
- "Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form."― Robert Morgan