100+ Best-Loved Poems

ebook Selections from Shakespeare, Poe, Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Blake, Burns, Byron, Wordsworth, Yeats, Orwell and More

By William Shakespeare

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Over 100 selections embrace a wide range of themes and motifs: meditations on the meaning of existence, celebrations of life's joys, appreciations of the natural world, and many more. Here are some of the most-loved poems in the English language, chosen not merely for their popularity, but for their literary quality as well. Dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, these splendid poems remain evergreen in their capacity to engage our minds and refresh our spirits. This book is intended for teachers and true literature enthusiasts. Contents: Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold The Lamb by William Blake The Sick Rose by William Blake The Tyger by William Blake London by William Blake My Last Duchess by Robert Browning Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns To A Mouse, On Turning Her Up In Her Nest With The Plough by Robert Burns She Walks in Beauty by George Gordon Byron The Destruction of Sennacherib by George Gordon Byron So We'll Go No More a Roving by George Gordon Byron Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge "I'm Nobody! Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson "This Is My Letter to the World" by Emily Dickinson "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died" by Emily Dickinson "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson Jabberwocky by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson The Good Morrow by John Donne Holy Sonnet X by John Donne Holy Sonnet XIV by John Donne Hymn: Sung at the Completion of the Concord Monument by Ralph Waldo Emerson The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes by Thomas Gray The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy Love Bade Me Welcome by George Herbert To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick Upon Julia's Clothes by Robert Herrick The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins The Windhover: To Christ Our Lord by Gerard Manley Hopkins To An Athlete Dying Young by Alfred Edward Housman Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt To Celia by Ben Jonson On My First Son by Ben Jonson On First Looking into Chapman's Homer by John Keats Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats La Belle Dame sans Merci by John Keats "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be" by John Keats Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling Recessional by Rudyard Kipling If - by Rudyard Kipling The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Children's Hour by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow To Lucasta, Going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe To His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell Lucifer in Starlight by George Meredith First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay Sonnet: 19. On His Blindness by John Milton Sonnet: 23. On His Deceased Wife by John Milton "Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss" by Thomas Nashe Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen To Helen by Edgar Allan Poe The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson Miniver Cheevy by Edwin Arlington Robinson A Birthday by Christina Georgina Rossetti Chicago by Carl Sandburg Fog by Carl Sandburg Sonnet XVIII by William Shakespeare Sonnet LXXIII by William Shakespeare Sonnet XCIV by William Shakespeare Sonnet CXVI by William Shakespeare Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley Requiem by Robert Louis Stevenson "Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?" by John Suckling The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson Crossing the Bar by Alfred Tennyson The Retreat by Henry Vaughan Song by Edmund Waller I Hear America...
100+ Best-Loved Poems