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The Best Poems Ever: A Collection of Poetry's Greatest Voices
The Best Poems Ever A Collection of Poetry's Greatest Voices
Author: Edric S. Mesmer (Editor)
Read their words. Hear their voices. These are some of the most amazing poems ever written, touching the heart, challenging the mind, and conjuring worlds of experience and imagination. — Poems IncludeBlessing the Boats by Lucille Clifton, The Author to Her Book by Anne Bradstreet, When Great Dogs Fig...  more » by Melvin B. Tolson, from To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare, A Red Hat by Gertrude Stein, Exile's Letter by Rihaku (Li Po), Untitled ("Not to sigh and to be tender") by Aphra Behn, In a Station of the Metro by Ezra Pound, Ode to enchanted light by Pablo Neruda, Life in a Love by Robert Browning, The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe, The Poet Is Served Her Papers by Lorna Dee Cervantes, Buffalo Dusk by Carl Sandburg, Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats, The Night Dances by Sylvia Plath, This Is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams, Which Recounts How Fantasy Contents Itself with Honorable Love by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town by E. E. Cummings, Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen, Untitled ("My Life had stood -- a Loaded Gun") by Emily Dickinson, Archaic Torso of Apollo by Rainer Maria Rilke, To S. M., a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works by Phillis Wheatley, from Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall by H. D., Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, The Tyger by William Blake, Mother to Son by Langston Hughes, Easter Wings by George Herbert, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, The Triple Fool by John Donne, Remembrance by Emily Bronte, The Bean Eaters by Gwendolyn Brooks, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens, The Woodspurge by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Storytelling by Barbara Guest, Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick, Who Has Seen the Wind? by Christina Georgina Rossetti, Travel by Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Doubt of Future Foes by Elizabeth I, Tenebris by Angelina Weld Grimke, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas, Sonnet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold, I May, I Might, I Must by Marianne Moore, and Poets to Come by Walt Whitman. 
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ISBN-13: 9780439296748
ISBN-10: 0439296749
Publication Date: 4/1/2002
Pages: 74
Reading Level: Young Adult
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3.3 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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coolcat avatar reviewed The Best Poems Ever: A Collection of Poetry's Greatest Voices on + 10 more book reviews
This book is for creative future poets who want to learn more about the ways of good writing. And yes,these are the best poems ever!
mission-read avatar reviewed The Best Poems Ever: A Collection of Poetry's Greatest Voices on + 24 more book reviews
A very good selection
reviewed The Best Poems Ever: A Collection of Poetry's Greatest Voices on + 7 more book reviews
Great collection of classic poetry. I used this book in my own classroom as a supplement. A wonderful read on a winter day!


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