Monday, June 27, 2011

Who writes poems?

“It is the formidable character of the species to routinely seek the improbable, the difficult, even the impossible, as a source of pleasure and self-justification. Who would try to write poems, or novels, or paint pictures unless he is an optimist?”Lionel Tiger

4 comments:

mcstoneworks said...

:) Great quote.

Jeanne said...

Poets have such a unique view on/of humanity... this is a thought provoking quote.

Nicole Valentine-Rimmer said...

It's one I can read many things into depending on my mood!

BeadSire said...

Thank you for sharing, great quote!