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i shall expand every poet you will recommend, then compile a leaflet of classical english poems
thank u .
i have thought of the following , there must be a lot to add to my list.
1. When I am dead 每 Christina Rossetti
2. Who has seen the wind? 每 C. Rossetti
3. Song in Celia 每 Ben Jonson
4. John Anderson, My Joe 每 Robert Burns
5. My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose 每 R. Burns
6. When We Two Parted 每 Gorge Gordon Byron
7. Robert Frost
8. Emily Dickson
9. John Keats
10. John Ruskin
11. John Donne 每 Metaphysical Poets
12. Cavaliers 每
13. John Milton
14. Alexander Pope
15. S.T.Coleridge
16. G.G.Byron
17. Thomas Hardy
18. Matthew Arnold
19. Tennyson
20. The Brownings
21. Richard Lovelace
22. P. B. Shelley
23. William Shakespeare
24. William Butler Yeats
25. William Blake
26. William Wordsworth
27. Walt Whitman
28. Ezra Pond

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How about Carl Sandburg??? He's got too many poems to remember...

You have uncle Walt...
Although I don't really enjoy her work too much, Maya Angelou should be put on there...

There's a couple to start with

We are all equal but were individually different
and able to reach the impossible if we try.

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thank u
i have begun to love here and you guys.

ok, i shall have him in my list
i have read his "Fog" and "Chicago",

which of his do you like best?
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3 posted 10-23-2003 11:05 PM       View Profile for Mysteria   Email Mysteria   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mysteria

This is a wonderful selection of poets right here on this site, at the main site, so here you go...
http://netpoets.com/classic/index.htm

Carpe' Diem

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Careful ... some of those mentioned are still protected by copyright laws.
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I think Edgar Allen Poe is also under copyright so you can't publish anything of his without his heirs permission.

You should check on that list to see if anyone would object. You could get in big trouble infringing on someone's copyright.

 
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