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Watch Maya Angelou’s Moving, Poetic Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Maya Angelou’s Moving, Poetic Tribute to Nelson Mandela

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John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose

John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose | Books | theguardian.com

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The Fascinating, Handwritten Poems of Famous Authors

Mary Shelley’s handwritten poem “Absence”, on the death of her husband. "Ah! he is gone — and I alone; How dark and dreary seems the time! ‘Tis Thus, when the glad sun is flown, Night rushes o’er the Indian clime. Is there no star to cheer this night No soothing twilight for the breast? Yes, Memory sheds her fairy light, Pleasing as sunset’s golden west. ... "

The Bumper Book (1946). Illustration by Eulalie Banks. Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.. I remember learning to recite this poem in kindergarden.....one of my favorite poems growing up

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10 Authors You Didn’t Realize Never Wrote Second Novels

Taking duplicate book covers, dust covers and/or color copies of book covers and framing them to go in the library

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The Fascinating, Handwritten Poems of Famous Authors

Miniscule handwritten manuscript of Charlotte Brontës poem "I've been wandering in the greenwoods" She wrote it when she was just 13, signed it C Brontë, and dated it 14 December 1829.

You will hear thunder and remember me, And think: she wanted storms. The rim of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson, And your heart, as it was then, will be on fire. • The Complete Poems, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966)

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Seamus Heaney Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

Seamus Heaney (RIP) Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

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Free App: Poetry from the Poetry Foundation

Love to letter poetry in my journal... Free Poetry App with 1000+ poems, updated monthly with new poems. #kidsapps #FreeApps

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Murmures au palais royal

Les murmures du palais royal

Oh Tolkien, you had the ability to transport us all to another world with only a few sentences. In one sentence