Second Friday Poetry Sharing
February 10, 2023
7PM to 9PM
Grants Pass Museum of Art event
upstairs 229 SW 'G' Street

Free to the public-donations appreciated
Read poetry and/or listen to others
Mark your calendar for every second Friday of the month
for more information please call 541-479-3290

February's optional theme: Show and Tell

"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder and words, with
a dash of dictionary." ~Khalil Gibran

"The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of
cheese." ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

"I was reading a dictionary. I thought it was a poem about
everything." ~Steven Wright

"Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful."
~Rita Dove

"Every single soul is a poem." ~Michael Franti

"Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal."
~T.S. Eliot

"Poetry is the deification of reality." ~Edith Sitwell

"Poetry has never been the language of barriers, it's
always been the language of bridges." ~Amanda Gorman

"Hip-hop is about the brilliance of pavement poetry."
~Michaell Eric Dyson

"Why should poetry make sense?" ~Charlie Chaplin

"There may be more poetry than justice in poetic
justice." ~George Will

"Human beings love poetry. They don't even know it
sometimes...whether they're the songs of Bono or the
songs of Justin Bieber...they're listening to poetry."
~Maya Angelou

"Poetry is indispensable-if I only knew what for."
~Jean Cocteau

"My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to
understand." ~Thomas Gunn

"In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion
for it and wrote a lot of poetry." ~Danielle Steel

"Poets are never unemployed, just unpaid."
~Kathy Skaggs

"Not everyone who drinks is a poet. Some of us
drink because we're not poets." ~Dudley Moore