Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom.
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.