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Bob Holman & Margery Snyder

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By Bob Holman & Margery Snyder

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    • Spring Poems Created: Thursday, March 08, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A collection of poems for spring, including classics by Tu Fu, William Shakespeare, Thomas Nashe, John Webster, Thomas Carew, Robert Herrick, Matsuo Basho, Kobayashi Issa, William Blake, William Wo...
    • William Blake Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A reference page on William Blake, visionary poet and artist who created his own mythology, wrote epics and children's rhymes, and made illustrated books that are admired icons centuries after his ...
    • Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A biographical profile of Edna St. Vincent Millay,
    • Library: Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 25, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Our library of poem texts – selected poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay, in chronological order.
    • On Robert Frost’s Poem “The Pasture” Created: Thursday, March 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Notes on reading Robert Frost’s poem “The Pasture,” originally published as the preface to his first American book, North of Boston, and often chosen by Frost as the introductory ...
    • Poems for Independence Day Created: Sunday, July 01, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A selection of classic poems about America for Independence Day, by William Blake, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emma Lazarus, Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg, Stephen Vincent Ben&ea...
    • Rondeau Created: Thursday, June 18, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Rondeau defined, in our glossary of poetic forms, with links to examples of poems written in rondeau form.
    • Presidential Inauguration Poems Created: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    • Poems of Sailors and Seafarers Created: Sunday, October 23, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      An anthology of classic poems inspired by mariners, the sailing life and the sea itself, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Matthew Arnold,...
    • The Oven Bird by Robert Frost Created: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Bird Poems, and Autumn Poems: “The Oven Bird” by Robert Frost (from <i>Mountain Interval</i>, 1920)
    • Behind a Wall by Amy Lowell Created: Thursday, May 02, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Garden Poems: “Behind a Wall” by Amy Lowell (from <i>A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass</i>, 1912)
    • God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sonnet: “God’s Grandeur” by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1918)
    • Leda and the Swan by William Butler Yeats Created: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Bird Poems: “Leda and the Swan” by William Butler Yeats (from <i>The Tower</i>, 1928)
    • Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost Created: Saturday, April 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sonnets: “Acquainted with the Night” by Robert Frost (1923)
    • Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Thursday, March 05, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare,” Sonnet from <i>The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems</i> by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1923)
    • My Mother by Claude McKay Created: Monday, April 09, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Poems for Mothers: “My Mother” by Claude McKay (1922)
    • I know I am but summer to your heart, sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Thursday, June 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Summer Poems: “I know I am but summer to your heart,” Sonnet III from <i>Eight Sonnets</i> by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1922)
    • If I should learn, in some quite casual way by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “If I should learn, in some quite casual way,” Sonnet V from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Bluebeard Sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Bluebeard,” Sonnet VI from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Not in this chamber only at my birth by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Not in this chamber only at my birth,” Sonnet IV from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Mindful of you the sodden earth in spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Mindful of you the sodden earth in spring,” Sonnet III from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Thou art not lovelier than lilacs,-no, Sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Thou art not lovelier than lilacs,—no,” Sonnet I from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Time does not bring relief you all have lied by Edna St. Vincent Millay Created: Monday, April 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      “Time does not bring relief; you all have lied,” Sonnet II from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
    • Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen Created: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Poems of War: “Anthem for Doomed Youth” by Wilfred Owen (1917)
    • Mowing by Robert Frost Created: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sonnet: “Mowing” by Robert Frost (from <i>A Boy’s Will</i>, 1915)
    • Storm-Racked by Amy Lowell Created: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Storm Poems: “Storm-Racked” by Amy Lowell (from <i>Sword Blades and Poppy Seed</i>, 1914)
    • The Soldier by Rupert Brooke Created: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Poems of War: Sonnet V., “The Soldier” from the sonnet sequence <i>1914</i> by Rupert Brooke (1915)
    • Sonnets Created: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      The sonnet is a fixed poetic form, confined to 14 lines, but it has paradoxically proven to be a most flexible container for all kinds of poetic ideas. Here’s a collection of classic sonnets, arranged chronologically to reveal the evolution of the sonnet form in English.
    • The Little Garden by Amy Lowell Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Garden Poems: “The Little Garden” by Amy Lowell (from <i>A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass</i>, 1912)
    • A Fixed Idea by Amy Lowell Created: Thursday, February 09, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sonnet: “A Fixed Idea” by Amy Lowell (1910)
    • The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus Created: Sunday, July 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Independence Day Poems: “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1883)
    • Remember Me by Christina Rossetti Created: Thursday, February 21, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sonnets: “Remember Me” by Christina Rossetti (from <i>Goblin Market and Other Poems</i>, 1862)

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