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W. H. Auden at the Poetry Center, 1966. Photo: Diane Dorr-Dorynek, courtesy of 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center

D.H. Lawrence, by Maria Hubrecht, chalk, 1920-192. National Portrait Gallery

Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi

Assisting Discovery!

Charles Baudelaire

Collected Poems

e.e. cummings

You Take Your Love Where You Get It: An Interview with Kenneth Goldsmith #GISSLER #interiordesign

James Dickey - How to enjoy poetry | Brain Pickings

Mary Oliver

Percy Bysshe Shelley: "Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.”

Charles Bukowski. R.I.P. Author, writer, poet, screenplay writer, lover, fighter, drinker, traveler, and legend.

Would you be more careful? Great for class discussion.

John Keats

Robert Frost revealed in his letters | Harvard Magazine Jan-Feb 2014

Gertrude Stein

Secular humanism

National Poetry Month 2012

2009 NPM poster via poets.org