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Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928. (Br.) novelist, poet. The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure.

Langston Hughes was born 02-01-1902 in joplin missouri he published his first poem in 1921 he attended columbia univirsty but left after 1 year to travel

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12 Famous People Who Really Made The Most Out Of Their Last Words

“Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.” ~Dylan Thomas

From writer, critic, and popular cultural icon bell hooks comes a seductive portrait of passion in fifty soul-stirring poems. When Angels Speak of Love heralds the debut of a major new poet: bell hooks. World renowned for her courageous, provocative intellectual writing and her alluring charisma, hooks poetically engages the erotic imagination -- creating a tapestry of words that are sensual, lush, and profoundly inspiring. In this beautiful new collection, hooks illuminates our experiences…

" (...) If paper has historically made poetic thought vertical, a wide horizontal web best characterizes the poetics of the screen. (...)" Paper Cuts Is paper’s diminishing relevance changing the way poets write? BY ALI PECHMAN

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All the Difference

Robert Frost reads "The Road Not Taken"


Poetry Gets Some Poetic Justice

Poetry Whips Its Hair Back And Forth

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Poetry Isn't as Useless as a Lot of Poets Say It Is

Poetry Isn't as Useless as a Lot of Poets Say It Is - Noah Berlatsky - The Atlantic

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Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poetry About "Full House"

Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poetry About "Full House" hahahaha