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Anne Bradstreet

B. 1612 D. 1672

4 poems available

All things within this fading world hath end. ('Before the Birth of One of Her Children')

Poet

5 poems available

Glyn Maxwell covers a greater distance in a single line than most people do in a poem. Joseph Brodsky

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4 poems available

I don't want to be one of those ivory tower writers; I want to affect people's lives.

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Emily Dickinson

B. 1830 D. 1886

6 poems available

To see the Summer Sky / Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie? / True Poems flee?

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Robert Frost

B. 1874 D. 1963

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

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WS Merwin

B. 1927 D. 2019

4 poems available

Poetry's about what can't be said. WS Merwin

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5 poems available

...You no longer /Want to seem what you are, but something /Harmless and familiar: in a landscape/Given to greenness and the cold pastels /Of stubble and field stone... David Wagoner from 'The Principles of Concealment.'

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6 poems available

Linda Gregg brings us back to poetry...She is original and mysterious, one of the best poets in America. Gerald Stern

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Stanley Kunitz

B. 1905 D. 2006

2 poems available

You must be careful not to deprive the poem of its wild origin. Stanley Kunitz.

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3 poems available

We've all led raucous lives,/ some of them inside, some of them out./ But only the poem you leave behind is what's important. Charles Wright (from 'Littlefoot')

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Howard Nemerov

B. 1920 D. 1991

7 poems available

Language is remarkable in that, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about. Howard Nemerov

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Jane Duran

B. 1944

8 poems available

Her poems are voyages of discovery. Literally. Over and over she writes about the journeys, physical and metaphysical, that are transformative experiences - Sarah Maguire, Poetry Review

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