Poetry quote by W. H. Auden

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A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language
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"A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language"

- W. H. Auden

About this Quote

W.H. Auden's quote speaks to the power of language and its ability to evoke feeling and develop beauty. A poet is someone who is deeply in love with language and its potential to reveal ideas, feelings, and stories. They are passionate about the method words can be used to develop vibrant images and convey powerful messages. Poets are often viewed as the custodians of language, preserving its beauty and intricacy. They are able to take the ordinary and make it remarkable, to take the regular and make it amazing. They are able to utilize language to produce something that is both meaningful and lovely. Poets are able to utilize language to develop a world of their own, a world that is both unique and fascinating. They are able to utilize language to produce something that is both significant and beautiful. In short, a poet is someone who is deeply in love with language and its potential to express ideas, sensations, and stories.

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W. H. Auden This quote is written / told by W. H. Auden between February 21, 1907 and September 29, 1973. He was a famous Poet from England, the quote is categorized under the topic Poetry. The author also have 59 other quotes.

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