Poetry Corner

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Recommend poetry and poetry-related books
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szarka, hipdeep, inge87, thorold, ahef1963
Explanations
thorold: Under the brown fog of a winter dawn,
A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many,
I had not thought death had undone so many.
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67 reviews
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94 reviews
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37 reviews
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25 reviews
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25 reviews
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thorold, cej1027, ahef1963, mspixieears
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thorold: If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love’s sake only. Do not say
“I love her for her smile—her look—her way Of speaking gently
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89 reviews
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52 reviews
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szarka, aulsmith, ahef1963
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aulsmith: Tyger, tyger, burning bright
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46 reviews
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41 reviews
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hipdeep, thorold, ahef1963, mspixieears,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I've found other poets who actually strive to be understood
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29 reviews
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13 reviews
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aulsmith, ahef1963, mspixieears
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aulsmith: If you do nothing else, read Virginia Woolf's first impressions of this poem.
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1,517 members
15 reviews
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1,468 members
16 reviews
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inge87, thorold, ahef1963
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thorold: When I was one-and-twenty
I heard a wise man say,
"Give crowns and pounds and guineas
But not your heart away."
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16 reviews
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309 members
1 review
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aulsmith, ahef1963, mspixieears
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aulsmith: With your unconstraining voice, still persuade us to rejoice ...
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278 reviews
½ 3.7
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cej1027, ahef1963
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21,771 members
168 reviews
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hipdeep, ahef1963
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85 reviews
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szarka, spiphany
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40 reviews
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aulsmith, ahef1963
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34 reviews
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20 reviews
½ 4.3
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thorold, mspixieears
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thorold: Our almost-instinct almost true: What will survive of us is love.
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50 reviews
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hipdeep, aulsmith
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9 reviews
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aulsmith, ahef1963
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9 reviews
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hipdeep, aulsmith
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54 reviews
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hipdeep, aulsmith
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40 reviews
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cej1027, ahef1963
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1,249 members
9 reviews
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aulsmith, mspixieears
Explanations
aulsmith: A very interesting anthology set up by verse form. There is an explanation of the form and then example, both classic and modern.
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18 reviews
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aulsmith, mspixieears
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aulsmith: Or any translation. Or even the original Greek
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28 reviews
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957 members
17 reviews
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19 reviews
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hipdeep, cej1027
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910 members
4 reviews
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aulsmith, mspixieears
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aulsmith: I'll admit that Ginsberg's reputation rest more on being famous than his poetry, but Howl, Sunflower Sutra, Kaddish and a few others are very fine poems and speak from a position rarely encountered in the plethera of academic American poetry.
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729 members
14 reviews
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705 members
10 reviews
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cej1027, ahef1963
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53 reviews
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6 reviews
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szarka, aulsmith
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605 members
1 review
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mspixieears, SplendorofDelight
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SplendorofDelight: A concise guide to formal poetry
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604 members
12 reviews
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566 members
6 reviews
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aulsmith, mspixieears
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aulsmith: I like Rexroth's translation much better than his own poetry.
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542 members
10 reviews
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hipdeep, aulsmith
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519 members
3 reviews
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thorold, mspixieears
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thorold: so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow
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395 members
6 reviews
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366 members
4 reviews
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inge87, aulsmith
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343 members
2 reviews
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aulsmith, ahef1963
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aulsmith: Ship me somewhere east of Suez ...
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8 reviews
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thorold, aulsmith
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thorold: "Oh, my Friends, be warned by me,
That Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, and Tea
Are all the Human Frame requires..."
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hipdeep, aulsmith
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174 members
2 reviews
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thorold, spiphany
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thorold: Auf seinen Nasen schreitet
einher das Nasobem,
von seinem Kind begleitet.
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23,632 members
209 reviews
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hipdeep
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473 reviews
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cej1027, ahef1963,
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165 reviews
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ahef1963
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75 reviews
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teresadeiter3
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teresadeiter3: i love his work very much even the reaven
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szarka
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szarka
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23 reviews
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cej1027
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hipdeep
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thorold
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aulsmith
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ahef1963
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thorold
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cej1027
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szarka
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thorold
Explanations
thorold: Probably the best anthology of English poetry ever
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spiphany
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6 reviews
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cej1027
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szarka
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szarka
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cej1027
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aulsmith
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aulsmith: Some of her work is much too sentimental for current tastes, but when she's down to earth or snarky, she can be great
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thorold
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aulsmith
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cej1027
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aulsmith
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