What is poetry?

) “The art of uniting pleasure with truth, by calling imagination to the help of reason” – Johnson
B.) “Perpetual endeavor to express the spirit of the things, to pass the brute body and search the life and reason which causes it to exist”. – Emerson
C.) “The spontaneous overflow of powerful, feelings to which it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility”. – Wordsworth
D.) “The lava of imagination whose eruption presents on earthquake”. – Byron
Abercrombie:
Poetry is the expression if imaginative experiences valued simply as such and significance simply as such in communicable state given by language which employs every available and appropriate device.
Crafted through Language – Poetry