Poetry comes alive to me through recitation. Natalie Merchant
But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important, in poetry meant solely for recitation, is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty, or rather of making verbal beauty tell. Lascelles Abercrombie
A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth. Frank Luntz
The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read. Lascelles Abercrombie
The function of Theology? The recitation of the incomprehensible by the unspeakable to pick the pockets of the unthinking. Robert Anton Wilson