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    Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
    – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an …

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    I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
    – Emily Bronte
    Emily Bronte was an English novelist and poet who is prominently known for …

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    Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.
    – Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded as one the finest lyric poets of the 19th …

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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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    “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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    ”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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    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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    ”We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.”
    – Dante
    Durante degli Alighieri called Dante was an Italian poet of the Middle Ages. Being respectfully called as the Father of the …

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    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
    – Lord Byron
    Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the …

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    What we love we are.
    ― Robert Lowell
    Robert Lowell was an American poet born in an affluent family in Boston on March 1, 1917. Influenced by various poets like Allen Tate, Elizabeth Bishop and William Carlos W …

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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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    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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    American poet Allen Ginsberg, was one of the leading figures of the Beat Movement in the 1950s. Along with other rather rebellious literary figures like Lucien Carr, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, he pioneered a …

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    An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.
    – Langston Hughes
    James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American p …

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    ”You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.”
    – Margaret Atwood
    Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. With 15 books of poems on her name, …

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    We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.
    – William Butler Yeats
    William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. In …

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    Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
    – C. S. Lewis
    Clive Staples Lewis, more commonly known as C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, critic, essayist, academic and apologist. Born …

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    Art is not escape, but a way of finding order in chaos, a way of confronting life.
    ― Robert Hayden
    Born as Asa Bundy Sheffey, Robert Hayden is one of the renowned African American poets of American Literature. With a t …

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    Edward Estlin Cummings known as E. E. Cummings was an American poet who has approximately 2,900 poems on his name. He is remembered as an eminent voice of 20th century English literature. Despite Cummings’s experimental …

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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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