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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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    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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    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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    active 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    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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    active 4 months ago

    ”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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    active 6 months ago

    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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    active 7 months, 1 week ago

    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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    active 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    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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    active 9 months ago

    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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    active 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    “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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    active 10 months, 2 weeks ago

    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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    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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    active 1 year ago

    Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
    – James Joyce
    James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an eminent Irish poet and author in the early …

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    This is a group to celebrate the great Latin American poet, Pablo Neruda. Neruda is probably one of the most loved poets of all time and let us use this forum to share all that we love about his poetry and his life. Feel …

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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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