James Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet whose awards include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1977) for Divine Comedies.
enchantedengland: Tennyson (cover) by Digital Sextant on Flickr. enchantedengland: Books for Anglophiles: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson,(1809-1892) was Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria’s reign. Of his masterpiece In Memoriam A.H.H. Victoria wrote “Next to the Bible, it is my greatest source of comfort” after the death of her beloved Prince Albert. Tennyson was a master of imagery, rhythm, and description. He is one of my favourite poets- and my favourite. ❦
"Ezra Pound" was born Oct 30, 1885, Hailey, ID,USA and died Nov 1, 1972, Venice, Italy at age 87. An American expatriate poet and critic of the early modernist movement. (“It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse.” )
Anne Sexton: You Are What Surrounds You...Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928, Newton, Massachusetts – October 4, 1974, Weston, Massachusetts) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967.