Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. ~Edgar Allan Poe (born Jan 19, 1809)
There are years that ask questions and years that answer. ~ Zora Neale Hurston (born today in 1891)
Let me sometimes dance With you, Or climb Or stand perchance In ecstasy, Fixed and free In a rhyme, As poets do. ~ Edward Thomas (1878-1917), "Words"
To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all. ~Lord Byron
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make. ~ Truman Capote