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100 Best-Loved Poems

112 pages, 1995

arts & entertainment

arts & entertainment

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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.

Exploring the Beauty of Poetry

Philip Smith's '100 Best-Loved Poems' invites you to explore the world of poetry. It's a collection of poems that have stood the test of time, offering a chance to see the world through the eyes of some of the greatest poets.

A Journey Through Time

The book takes you on a journey through different eras of poetry. From Shakespeare to Emily Dickinson, you'll get to research and understand the evolution of poetry and how it reflects the society of its time.

Understanding Human Emotions

Philip Smith has carefully selected poems that touch on a wide range of human emotions. As you read, you'll find yourself connecting with the poets on a deeper level, experiencing their joy, sorrow, love, and pain.

A Learning Tool for Aspiring Poets

If you're an aspiring poet, this book is a treasure trove. You can learn from the masters of the craft, see how they used words to paint vivid images and evoke strong emotions. It's a great way to improve your own writing skills.

A Source of Inspiration

Finally, '100 Best-Loved Poems' is a source of inspiration. Whether you're looking for a quote to uplift your day, or a verse to share with a loved one, you'll find it in this book. So, why not take a look and let the words of these great poets inspire you?


Quotes 5

100 Best-Loved Poems is a treasure trove of the world's most moving and memorable verses. It's a must-read for all poetry lovers.

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey - TV host, Philanthropist

This collection is a testament to the power of words and the enduring beauty of poetry. It's a book that will touch your soul.

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou - Poet, Civil Rights

100 Best-Loved Poems is a masterful collection that showcases the profound depth and breadth of human emotion. It's a book that will haunt you in the best possible way.

Stephen KingStephen King - Horror Novelist

This anthology is a magical journey through the world of poetry. It's a book that will enchant you from the first page to the last.

J.K. RowlingJ.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Author

100 Best-Loved Poems is a testament to the power of human creativity and the beauty of language. It's a book that will inspire you to think differently.

Bill GatesBill Gates - Microsoft Co-founder
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