A collection of historical poems of social protest, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Edwin Markham, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Ella Wheeler Wilcox and Carl Sandburg.
Baseball and the Olympics are not the only sources of poetry in the sporting world—there are poets all across the world writing about their sports, and here are a few examples.
There is nothing quite like listening to the voice of a poet reading his own poems—and more than 50 years later you can still hear Allen Ginsberg’s first recorded “Howl.”
Biographical profile of the great Modernist poet Ezra Pound: genius, anti-Semite, author of cantos and translations, he singlehandedly forced Modernism into vaudeville USA, spun language on ear, cut words to bone, edited T.S. Eliot until he said “Truth.”
Our library of poem texts – selected poems by Ezra Pound, in chronological order.
At both ends of his earthly existence, “Master of the Macabre” Edgar Allan Poe lingered at the threshold between life and death, and mysteries surround his own tragic passage across that threshold at the age of 40.