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    Lord Byron in Albanian dress, 1813, Thomas Phillips.

    "I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.” Emily Dickinson

    Edna St. Vincent Millay in her library, ca. 1940.

    T.S. Eliot (1920). Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Links to an interesting article on appropriation/plagiarism in poetry.

    Edgar AllanPoe - Boston

    Poe

    Yeats

    Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Vintage photograph. Reading by firelight. “If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.” — Emily Dickinson

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Newstead, Nottingham, England. Newstead Abbey, ancestral home of Poet Lord Byron.

    Alfred Lord Tennyson, Helen Allingham. English (1848-1926)

    Walter de la Mare, Bertha Georgie Yeats (née Hyde-Lees), William Butler Yeats, unknown woman by Lady Ottoline Morrell

    Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J.

    Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Sara Teasdale

    T. S. Eliot by George Platt Lynes, c. 1950 (NPG, London)

    Edna St.Vincent Millay

    Lord Byron par Gericault

    Now I can better understand her poetry.

    Edna St. Vincent Millay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    John Keats’ Tombstone, Rome, Italy “Keats traveled to Rome and died there, aged just 25, in February, 1821. He told his friend Joseph Severn that he didn’t want his name to appear on his tombstone, but merely this line: HERE LIES ONE WHOSE NAME WAS WRIT IN WATER Severn honoured that wish, as the gravestone shows. Keats is commemorated just as ‘A young English poet.’”

    “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.”― Emily Dickinson

    Heinrich Heine - German Poet

    Absolutely Anna Akhmatova !