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All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears
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"All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears"

- Lord Alfred Douglas

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This quote by Lord Alfred Douglas highlights the arduous procedure of producing excellent poetry. It emphasizes the importance of persistence and determination in the development of a work of art. Using the word "created" recommends that poetry is not something that can be easily crafted, but rather it needs a deliberate and intentional effort. The mention of "sweat and blood and tears" even more emphasizes the dedication and hard work that enters into producing a piece of poetry. This quote works as a reminder that real art is not developed over night, but rather it is a result of a slow and careful process.

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Lord Alfred Douglas This quote is written / told by Lord Alfred Douglas between October 22, 1870 and March 20, 1945. He was a famous Poet from England.

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