Poets

Some articles on poet, poets:

Three Bards - History
... approximation of the Ancient Latin term poeta vates, denoting a poet to whom the gods granted the ability to foresee the future ... with 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 ...
Celtic Polytheism - Priesthood
... In Ireland the filid were visionary poets, associated with lorekeeping, versecraft, and the memorisation of vast numbers of poems ... 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
... Gabriella Sica (born October 24, 1950) is an Italian poet ... and since 1987 she's the director of "Prato pagano" publications, a magazine where new poets can publish their works ... ritrovata, ultime tendenze della poesia italiana, which deals with the orientation to poets in the last two decades of 20th century ...
Theatre In Italy - Arts - Literature
... literature, was and still is highly influential in the world, with numerous writers, poets, philosophers, and historians, such as Pliny the Elder ... The most important of these poets was the notary Giacomo da Lentini, reputed to have invented the sonnet form ... in a smooth, pure style, influenced some Florentine poets, especially Guido Cavalcanti and the young Dante Alighieri ...
LGBT Rights In Spain - LGBT Culture - Literature
... 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 ... which included the pederastic poets of Al-Andalus ...

Famous quotes containing the word poets:

    I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order;Mpoetry = the best words in the best order.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

    In this nadir of poetic repute, when the only verse that most people read from one year’s end to the next is what appears on greetings cards, it is well for us to stop and consider our poets.... Poets are the leaven in the lump of civilization.
    Elizabeth Janeway (b. 1913)

    The works of the great poets have never yet been read by mankind, for only great poets can read them. They have only been read as the multitude read the stars, at most astrologically, not astronomically.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)