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Alexander Pope and his Great Dane "Bounce" - who never left his side. circa 1710

Poet Alexander Pope and his dog Bounce, circa 1718 by Jonathan Richardson. Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog Which I Gave to His Royal Highness by Alexander Pope I am his Highness’ dog at Kew;Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?

She walks in beauty, like the night

January Birthday of Romantic poet Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron [later Noel], Baron Byron). Links to an extensive biography and selected works.

Mary Oliver, her poetry combines so many aspects of word and nature, bittersweet and beautiful

– Mary Oliver, Summer Photo by Molly Malone Cook, from Our World (Beacon Press,

Louise Gluck -   American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003.

Browse through Louise Gluck's poems and quotes. 75 poems of Louise Gluck. Born in Louise Glück is an American poet. She was born in New York City and grew up in Long I.

Autumn Song, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti: "Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf / How the heart feels a languid grief / Laid on it for a covering, / And how sleep seems a goodly thing / In Autumn at the fall of the leaf?

Louise Bogan: “A Tale” by Caitlin Kimball