Roasted by Socrates

If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman.

Socrates

I can see the beautiful inescapable truth in this quote and it leaves me feeling pretty empty. I think I’ll write a mediocre poem about it. Grrrrrrr Socrates.

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