About " A poet is an unhappy being whose heart is torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: "Sing for us soon again," that is as much to say "May new sufferings torment your soul." - Soren Kierkegaard
"As you know, men are apt to idolize or fear that which they do not understand, especially if it be a woman." - Jean Toomer, "Cane"
"Poets are naturally meddlers...The result of a poets meddling emerges in different ways. Sometimes it's a howl or a scream; sometimes it's a lovesong or a jubilee; and sometimes it's arty intellectual mastu