Synonyms of 'poet'
The poet is the priest of the invisible – Adagia]A poet's hope: to be,
like some valley cheese,
local, but prized elsewhere – Shorts II]For that fine madness still he did retain
Which rightly should possess a poet's brain – To Henry Reynolds, of Poets and Poesy]Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal – The Sacred Wood]The poet is always indebted to the universe, paying interest and fines on sorrow – Conversation with an Inspector of Taxes about Poetry]All a poet can do today is warn – Poems (preface)]Sir, I admit your general rule
That every poet is a fool;
But you yourself may serve to show it,
That every fool is not a poet – Epigram from the French]
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Thesaurus for poet from the Collins English Thesaurus
A poet is a person who writes poems .