Poetry is Music

August 4, 2011 at 1:38 am (poetry)

“Too much poetry to-day is flat on the page, a black and white thing of words created by intelligences that no longer think it necessary for a poem to be read and understood by anything but eyes.”

Dylan Thomas, 1934 poetry review, asserting one of his dearest held beliefs that the best poetry was music to the ears

source: Neurotic Poets

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  4. zumpoems said,

    Love poetry that celebrates the rhythms and music of speech!

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