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The 100 Best Poems of All Timeby Leslie Pockell
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Verses to move you, lines you'll love, from old favorites to modern classics, here are the words we live by.
This perfect poetry companion puts your favorite poetry and poets from around the world at your fingertips. By including only the best-loved or best-known work of each poet, this portable treasury offers the opportunity for every reader to...
Revisit the Classics:
Lines to transport you to another world...
"Midway upon the journey of our life
Expressions of passionate love...
"If I meet
Words that voice our innermost feelings...
"Where is Echo, beheld of no man,
Poems of beauty and bravery...
"She walks in beauty, like the night
Words to touch and challenge you...
"What happens to a dream deferred?
And verses that will make you smile...
"It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville Nine that day;
"While one may disagree with some of the choices, this has considerable breadth for such a slim volume." Kirkus Reviews
This poetry companion puts favourite poetry and poets from around the world at your fingertips, enabling you to revisit the classics, encounter unfamiliar masterworks and rediscover old favourites.
This compact volume features the greatest hits collection of the 100 best poems ever written. The authors are each represented by one of his or her best-known and best-loved works. Each poem is introduced by a brief head note which details the poet's life history as well as the poem's significance.
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