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Great Short Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

by Paul Negri

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I enjoyed this collection of poems. Many were familiar already, but this was a nice, quick review of some classics. Favorite poems in this book included ones by Walt Whitman, Lewis Carroll, and Robert Frost. ( )
  dukefan86 | May 29, 2013 |
I opened the book to a random page and Sara Teasdale's The Kiss floored me. Flipping through the book reveals many standards--why can I never read Richard Corey without wanting to be Richard Corey?--and a number of poems I haven't seen before. The Kiss alone made it worth the purchase. ( )
  prosfilaes | May 5, 2009 |
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This outstanding 150-poem anthology spans over 400 years of English and American literary history. Memorable compositions include Donne's "Death Be Not Proud," Blake's "The Tyger," Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," Byron's "She Walks in Beauty," Shelley's "Ozymandias," as well as works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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