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19th C.

US

  • Emily Dickinson
    • A word is dead / When it is said / Some say.
      I say it just / Begins to live / That day.
    • "I'm Nobody, Who are You?" [1]
    • "If you were coming in the fall" [2]
  • Edgar Allen Poe,
  • Walt Whitman
    • "O Captain! My Captain!" [5] from Leaves of Grass

UK

  • Lewis Carroll
    • "Jabberwocky" [6]
  • Samuel Coleridge
    • "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798 in fact) [7] (compare to Baudelaire's "Albatros" [8])
  • Edward Fitzgerald
  • Edward Lear
    • "The Akond of Swot" [10]
    • "Owl and the Pussycat" [11]
  • Lord Alfred Tennyson
    • "The Lady of Shalott" [12]

20th C.

US

  • W.H. Auden, "Funeral Blues" (Stop all the clocks) [13]
  • e.e. cummings
    • "In just-spring" [14]
    • "Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town" [15]
    • "Tictoc" [16]
  • T.S. Eliot
    • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats[17]
    • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock (read by Eliot on youtube: [18])
  • Robert Frost
    • "The Mending Wall" [19]
    • "The Road Not Taken" [20]
  • Allen Ginsberg, "Howl"
  • Ishmael Reed
    • A Cowboy in the Boat of Ra [21]
    • "Dualism in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man":
      I am outside of history. / i wish i had some peanuts, / it looks hungry there in its cage.
      i am inside of history. / its hungrier than i thot."
  • Adrienne Rich
    • "Diving into the Wreck" [22]
  • Shel Silverstein
  • Wallace Stevens

Ireland

  • W. B. Yeats, "Second Coming" [24]

UK

  • Rudyard Kipling, "If" [25]
    • A Daily Mail article on its Transvaal inspiration. [26]
  • Ted Hughes, "Bride and Groom Lie Hidden for Three Days" [27]


Formal

Japanese poetry

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