This quote is written / told by Howard Nemerov between February 29, 1920 and July 5, 1991. He/she was a famous Poet from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Poetry. The author also have 30 other quotes.
"The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion"
"The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic"