Ok, so this isn't "a book," but it's a great list of the best poetry! 36 Life Changing Poems Everyone Should Read

36 Life Changing Poems Everyone Should Read

36 Life Changing Poems Everyone Should Read - Great List! This would be an awesome project for a Language arts class-- assign studenThis would be awesome for a teacher to hold on to year after year!

Invictus by William Ernest Henley, @Jodie White White Schuyler I am the master of my own fate, I am the captain of my soul. LOVE

Beautiful poem by William Ernest Henley, 1888 (Book of Verses). 'Invictus' means 'unconquered' in Latin. Said to have inspired Nelson Mandela during his years of imprisonment at Robben Island.

I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne'er a word said she. But, oh! The things I learned from her, When Sorrow walked with me. ~ Robert Browning Hamilton

I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne'er a word said she. The things I learned from her, When Sorrow walked with me. ~ Robert Browning Hamilton Such truth in this!

burn alive as time stands still and races forwards and back all at once

What else was I to do with all this fire inside me? I had two choices ~ find someone to share it with, Or to burn alive.

"Promises" thepoeticunderground.com #poem #poetry

"Promises" by Erin Hanson Love love love this poem and the presentation side by side.

thepoeticunderground.com #poem #poetry

I live inside the shadows, for there's comfort out of sight, I feel you'll see right through me, if you hold me to the light.

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