‘Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.’ Dennis Gabor. Only a poet could have explained poetry so beautifully. Subtle, deep, exquisite, elegant - a poem is all that and more. The words are stringed together in perfect harmony to give a delightful composition. Reading a magnificent piece of poetry will make you a bit philosophical and ensure that you enjoy every bit of the experience. A poem usually comes from experience and is therefore heartfelt and earnest. Read the following famous quotations and sayings on poetry to know more.