Some articles on poets, poet:
... The gay and bisexual poets of this literary movement were amongst the most influential in Spanish literature Federico García Lorca, Emilio Prados, Luis Cernuda ... These poets were highly influenced by the great gay authors of the rest of Europe, such as Oscar Wilde, André Gide, mainly his Corydon, and Marcel Proust ... published also his Poemas arabigoandaluces, which included the pederastic poets of Al-Andalus ...
... In Ireland the filid were visionary poets, associated with lorekeeping, versecraft, and the memorisation of vast numbers of poems ... also magicians, as Irish magic is intrinsically connected to poetry, and the satire of a gifted poet was a serious curse upon the one being satirised ... To run afoul of a poet was a dangerous thing indeed to a people who valued reputation and honor more than life itself ...
... Gabriella Sica (born October 24, 1950) is an Italian poet ... of "Prato pagano" publications, a magazine where new poets can publish their works ... ultime tendenze della poesia italiana, which deals with the orientation to poets in the last two decades of 20th century ...
... Ancient Latin term poeta vates, denoting a poet to whom the gods granted the ability to foresee the future ... many other Sarmatist ideas, initially the term wieszcz was used to denote various poets ... Though the poets did not form a particular poetic group or movement, all of them started to be seen as moral leaders of a nation deprived of political freedom ...
... influential in the world, with numerous writers, poets, philosophers, and historians, such as Pliny the Elder, Pliny the Younger, Virgil, Horace, Propertius, Ovid ... The most important of these poets was the notary Giacomo da Lentini, reputed to have invented the sonnet form ... pure style, influenced some Florentine poets, especially Guido Cavalcanti and the young Dante Alighieri ...
Famous quotes containing the word poets:
“Then give me leave to love, & love me too
Not with designe
To raise, as Loves curst Rebels doe,
When puling Poets whine,
Fame to their beauty, from their blubbrd eyn.”
—Thomas Carew (15891639)
“I knew a gentleman who was so good a manager of his time that he would not even lose that small portion of it which the calls of nature obliged him to pass in the necessary-house, but gradually went through all the Latin poets in those moments. He bought, for example, a common edition of Horace, of which he tore off gradually a couple of pages, read them first, and then sent them down as a sacrifice to Cloacina: this was so much time fairly gained.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)
“For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the same way those who have created a fortune value their money, not merely for its uses, like other persons, but because it is their own production. This makes them moreover disagreeable companions, because they will praise nothing but riches.”
—Plato (c. 427347 B.C.)