Posts Tagged ‘Louis Untermeyer’

Quote of the day, Aug. 27

August 27, 2015

Louis Untermeyer, on poetry (1950)

“The poet’s dilemma … to create order in the midst of disorder.”


Quote of the day, Jan. 28

January 28, 2014

Louis Untermeyer, on poetry (1950)

“To reveal man in relation to the universe the poet must show himself not only concerned with the immensities but with the trivialities of daily life, with a sense of the past continually interupting the present.”