100 Best-Loved Poems
112 pages, 1995
arts & entertainment401 books
Here are some of the most well-known poems in the English language, chosen for their literary value as well as popularity.
The following poems date from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century and have the ability to stimulate our intellect and rejuvenate our souls:
When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats, First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, Sonnet XVIII (Shall I compare thee to a summers day?) by William Shakespeare, Holy Sonnet X (Death, be not proud) by John Donne, To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth, Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Children's Hour by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson, O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman, and This Is My Letter to the World by Emily Dickinson.