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    Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
    – William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth, a British poet, credited as the founder of English Romantic …

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    Ever read a poem and thought- ”Wow! This is it. No expression can ever get better than this.”
    Have words ever stunned you? Moved you so much so that couldn’t move? Did you ever feel that a poem could breathe? Could t …

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    Robert Frost, an American poet is popular for his realistic depictions of rural life and the peculiar use of American colloquial speech in his poetry. After receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry, Frost became …

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    We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.
    – Sarojini Naidu
    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian Independence activist, and under the moniker, “The Nightingale of India”, she wro …

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    And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
    – Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman (May 31 1819 – March 26 1892) was one of the most influential and eminent American poet popularly known as the Father of free verse. Whitman’s Lea …

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    No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
    – Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. He became known for his involvement in the rising ph …

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    Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer who married fellow poet Ted Hughes. Plath who started writing poetry from the age of 8 is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry as …

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    Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi, more popularly known as Rumi around the world was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic. The general theme of Rumi’s poetry is union with his beloved from whom he has …

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    Thomas Stearns Eliot also known as T. S. Eliot is one of the major poets of twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 for his outstanding contribution to poetry. His poetry was unique, …

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    With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
    – Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe was an American poet who became an important part of the American Romantic Movement. Born in Boston, Poe was the second child of …

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    ”Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou born with the name Marguerite Annie Johnson was an African-American author, …

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    Better to be without logic than without feeling.
    – Charlotte Bronte
    Charlotte Bronte was a classical English poet and novelist, one of the three Bronte sisters, the others being Emily and Anne. Unlike her sister Emily, …

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    John Keats, an English Romantic poet was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Though his work having been in publication for only four years …

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    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet who is said to have lived an introverted and reclusive life. While Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly 1800 poems were published during …

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    “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.”
    – Charles Bukowski
    Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. The the …

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    Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
    – John Milton

    John Milton was a Renaissance poet, polemic, and a civil servant to the Commonwealth of England. …

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    गुलज़ार साहब के बारे में कुछ भी कहने से पहले देर तक गौर करना ज़रूरी हो जाता है| वो इसलिए के उनके बारे में कुछ भी कहना बहुत कम लगता है| उर्दू, हिन्दुस्तानी और खड़ी बोली में लिखने वाले गुलज़ार साहब फिल्म्फयेर और नेशनल अवार्ड …

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    First time he kissed me, he but only kissed The fingers of this hand wherewith I write; And, ever since, it grew more clean and white.
    – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most …

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    He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
    – Lao Tzu
    Laozi, also known as Lao Tzu is a legendary philosopher and poet from ancient China. An amazing thinker, Laozi is believed to have lived …

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    “Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,
    That we may record our emptiness.”
    ― Khalil Gibran

    Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer who is popul …

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