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 .