Poet Food Quotes


"Not all men who drink are poets. Some of us drink because we aren't poets."
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"The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese."
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

 

“Chameleons feed on light and air: Poets' food is love and fame.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘An Exhortation’

 

Joyce Kilmer (1866-1918)

Aeschylus, ancient Greek poet

“When poets write about food it is usually celebratory. Food as the thing-in-itself, but also the thoughtful preparation of meals, the serving of meals, meals communally shared: a sense of the sacred in the profane.”
Joyce Carol Oates, American writer. (1935 - )
 

 

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