What are poets?

Some articles on poet, poets:

Gabriella Sica
... Sica (born October 24, 1950) is an Italian poet ... 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 ...
Celtic Polytheism - Priesthood
... In Ireland the filid were visionary poets, associated with lorekeeping, versecraft, and the memorisation of vast numbers of poems ... 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 ...
Theatre In Italy - Arts - Literature
... in the world, with numerous writers, poets, philosophers, and historians, such as Pliny the Elder, Pliny the Younger, Virgil, Horace, Propertius, Ovid and Livy ... The most important of these poets was the notary Giacomo da Lentini, reputed to have invented the sonnet form ... of love, expressed 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, Vicente Aleixandre and Manuel Altolaguirre ... 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 ... Gómez published also his Poemas arabigoandaluces, which included the pederastic poets of Al-Andalus ...
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 ... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word poets:

    The people fancy they hate poetry, and they are all poets and mystics.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Freedom is slavery some poets tell us.
    Enslave yourself to the right leader’s truth,
    Christ’s or Karl Marx’, and it will set you free.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    When poets go off the boil, they sound like bumble bees; when critics do, they sound like sewing machines.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)