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“Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.” ― Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems. Uncredited photo

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Photos of Famous Authors Reading Famous Books

Patti Smith reading The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens.

Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was the first Irish poet to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923.

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Poetry art: original poem on found image "woman reading"

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Kay Ryan (1945-) Paired Things. Who, who had only seen wings,/ could extrapolate the/ skinny sticks of things/ birds use for land,/ the backward way they bend,/ the silly way they stand?/ And who, only studying/ birdtracks in the sand,/ could think those little forks/ had decamped on the wind?/ So many paired things seem odd./ Who ever would have dreamed/ the broad winged raven of despair/ would quit the air and go/ bandylegged upon the ground,/ a common crow?

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Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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11 Videos Of Seamus Heaney Reading His Poems Aloud

11 Videos Of Seamus Heaney Reading His Poems Aloud 13 April 1939 Co. Derry, Northern Ireland Died 30 August 2013 (aged 74) Dublin, Ireland Occupation Poet, playwright, translator Nationality

Portrait of the famous Welsh poet and author Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) I still recite "Fern Hill" to myself. It is a WONDERFUL poem!!

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Tide Rises Poetry Art Print - Typographic Print - Wall Decor

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