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An American Poet By Michael Smith
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This is a collection of personal works from Michael G. Smith. Subject matters covering a diverse array of events in his life; love, death and suicide, depictions of different personas; soldiers,... More > desperados and vikings and a little bit of humor thrown into to lighten the mood.< Less
An American Poet By Michael Smith
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This is a collection of personal works from Michael G. Smith. Subject matters covering a diverse array of events in his life; love, death and suicide, depictions of different personas; soldiers,... More > desperados and vikings and a little bit of humor thrown into to lighten the mood.< Less
The All American Sharpie Poet By Bobby Croft
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When poets have fun, we have fun. Enter the rhymes of strange imagination. Enter the poems of Summer.
American Poems-Poems From American Poets By Lonnie Hicks et al.
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American Poems-Poems From American Poets By Jeffrey Windett et al.
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Famous American Poets: Sylvia Plath By Sunita Publications
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Sylvia Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel. In 1982, she became the first... More > poet to win a Pulitzer Prize posthumously, for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.< Less
Great American Poets - Volume 1 By Paul Laurence Dunbar, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman
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In perhaps the most dynamic and turbulent century of the United States short history emerged three literary figures who would come to symbolise in very different ways the development of an American... More > culture. Edgar Allan Poe developed a genre of the macabre and mystery which had its roots in the European Gothic tradition but took on a particular American character. Walt Whitman and his larger than life character seemed to embody the rugged individualism with social conscience. Paul Laurence Dunbar became the first African American poet to achieve national and international fame by articulating the hopes and fears of African Americans who had to endure Slavery and Civil War . All these three poets developed themes that stood apart from any external influences to illustrate the American experience of the 19th Century. Although achieving relative success in their lifetime,it is in later generations that their fame has grown and they have achieved their status of great American poets.< Less
Famous American Poets: Walt Whitman By Sunita Publications
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Whitman claimed that after years of competing for "the usual rewards", he determined to become a poet. He first experimented with a variety of popular literary genres which appealed to the... More > cultural tastes of the period. As early as 1850, he began writing what would become Leaves of Grass, a collection of poetry which he would continue editing and revising until his death. Whitman intended to write a distinctly American epic and used free verse with a cadence based on the Bible. At the end of June 1855, Whitman surprised his brothers with the already-printed first edition of Leaves of Grass. George "didn't think it worth reading"< Less
Famous American Poets: Emily Dickinson By Sunita Publications
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Since many of her poems were written in traditional ballad stanzas with ABCB rhyme schemes, some of these poems can be sung to fit the melodies of popular folk songs and hymns that also use the... More > common meter, employing alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter. Familiar examples of such songs are "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Amazing Grace'". Dickinson scholar and poet Anthony Hecht finds resonances in Dickinson's poetry not only with hymns and song-forms but also with psalms and riddles, citing the following example: "Who is the East? / The Yellow Man / Who may be Purple if he can / That carries the Sun. / Who is the West? / The Purple Man / Who may be Yellow if He can / That lets Him out again."< Less
Inspired Poet By Christopher Altidor
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The following poems that I have written were composed to elaborate on the environment in which I was living. While attending Shorewood High School, I wrote these poems in my spare time to capture the... More > things I have seen walking around the campus and within the community. Most of the poems I wrote before my eighteenth birthday. In my senior year approaching graduation, I decided that I wanted to take my body of work and get it published. Doing so,I found a publisher who introduced me to a company that helps artist publish their own work.Later, The Inspired Poet was composed and I found a way to share with people my most inner thoughts as a poet. In the future, I plan to continue writing poetry in hopes that I might get published in magazines and perhaps create more books that will contain my work.In the future I hope that I could be mentioned amongst other poets such Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, and other poets that have contributed to the beautiful world of poetry.< Less