Friday, September 27, 2013

Poetry Friday

There are thousands of minor poets, but poetry has ceased to be a minor subject. Any one mentally alive cannot escape it. Poetry is in the air, and everybody is catching it.

~ William Lyon Phelps ~

[Note: from The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century, published 1919.]


  1. I do believe we've all come down with it here at Poetry Friday anyway.

  2. I love how fresh his words sound, despite their being written nearly a century ago!