Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Poetry Quote of the Day: Gabriel Preil

"The first line of a poem is a hawk which won't let go of its prey."
  ---Gabriel Preil, as quoted in Writing Changes Everything 

This post is part of my Poetry Quote a Day series for National Poetry Month.


  1. Okay, sorry, that's the BEST poetry quote EVER EVER EVER.

  2. Kind of grabs you, doesn't it? :)

    I love finding these quotes. The search is as much fun as the posting.

  3. A gripping description, achieving the effect it describes.

  4. Oh, I love this wild, predatory side of poetry!


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