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A long poem is the polar star of poetry
Letter to Benjamin Bailey, October 8, 1817
Was born on: 31.10.1795
About Author: English Romantic poet
Bewitched
Bewitched is half of everything, 1957
Was born on: 10.12.1891
About Author: German poet and playwright, 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
Author Photo Source: Nobelprize.org
Cannot be done
Breakfast Table Chat(1914)
Was born on: 20.08.1881
About Author: American poet
Compassion to the fish
Here and There the Lantern of Compassion, O The Chimneys, 1967
Was born on: 10.12.1891
About Author: German poet and playwright, 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
Author Photo Source: Nobelprize.org
Convincing impossibility and unconvincing possibility
He labored not for gain
Breakfast Table Chat(1914)
Was born on: 20.08.1881
About Author: American poet
Love seeketh not itself to please
The Clod and the Pebble, 1794
Was born on: 28.11.1757
About Author: English poet, painter, and printmaker
O the chimneys
O the Chimneys, 1967
Was born on: 10.12.1891
About Author: German poet and playwright, 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
Author Photo Source: Nobelprize.org
Ode to a nightingale
Ode to a Nightingale, 1884
Was born on: 31.10.1795
About Author: English Romantic poet
One lamp lights another
Yussouf, The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, 1900
Was born on: 22.02.1819
About Author: American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat
Poetry and philosophy
The Republic (427 BC - 347 BC)

About Author: Classical Greek philosopher and mathematician
Poetry demands a man with a special gift for it
Sleep and poetry
Sleep and Poetry, 1884
Was born on: 31.10.1795
About Author: English Romantic poet
Sleep leaves the body
When Sleep Enters the Body like Smoke, O the Chimneys, 1967
Was born on: 10.12.1891
About Author: German poet and playwright, 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
Author Photo Source: Nobelprize.org
Still I'll rise
Still I Rise, 1978
Was born on: 04.04.1928
About Author: American autobiographer and poet
Test of invention
Letter to Benjamin Bailey, Oct. 8, 1817
Was born on: 31.10.1795
About Author: English Romantic poet
The inexperienced
Chorus of Clouds, The Seeker and Other Poems, 1970
Was born on: 10.12.1891
About Author: German poet and playwright, 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
Author Photo Source: Nobelprize.org
Trap the moment
Poems from Blake's Notebook (1791-1792)
Was born on: 28.11.1757
About Author: English poet, painter, and printmaker
Woman! When I behold thee
Woman! When I Behold Thee, 1884
Was born on: 31.10.1795
About Author: English Romantic poet
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