They ask me why I live in the green mountains.~ Li Bai from "Question and Answer in the Mountains" (tr. Vikram Seth) ~
I smile and don't reply; my heart's at ease.
[Not really a poetry quote, but it is from a poem, and I think poets need to recognize their green mountains. --KK]
Portion of a scroll painting by Huang Guangwang, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.