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  1. Poetry A brief introduction

  2. “Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” ― Leonard Cohen

  3. “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” ― Emily Dickinson

  4. “Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.” ― Dennis Gabor

  5. “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” – Rita Dove

  6. “Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” – Carl Sandburg

  7. “Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting.” – Robert Frost

  8. “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”—Leonardo da Vinci

  9. The English Sonnet Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 Lines Meter Rhyme Scheme

  10. The English Sonnet • Three quatrains • Couplet • Volta • An unexpected thematic or imagistic turn • Placement: third quatrain, or couplet • Shakespeare: volta usually summarizes the theme of the poem or introduces a fresh new look at the theme.