” For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry. “


” Frost isn’t exactly despised but not enough people have worked out what a brilliant poet he was. “


” One will never again look at a birch tree, after the Robert Frost poem, in exactly the same way. “


” That’s one of the great things about poetry, one realises that one does one’s little turn – that you’re just part of the great crop, as it were. “


” The other side of it is that, despite all that, people reach out to poetry at the key moments in their lives. “


” We simply have not kept in touch with poetry. “


” I read a lot of nineteenth-century French poetry. And Irish poetry from the ninth century on. “



All 7 Paul Muldoon Quotes about Poet in picture


For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.
Frost isn


One will never again look at a birch tree, after the Robert Frost poem, in exactly the same way.
That
The other side of it is that, despite all that, people reach out to poetry at the key moments in their lives.
We simply have not kept in touch with poetry.
I read a lot of nineteenth-century French poetry. And Irish poetry from the ninth century on.
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