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The great romantics who threw english language poetry on its earwe also pick up william blake robert burns lord byron samuel taylor coleridge john keats percy bysshe shelley and william wordsworth.
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Forsaken lovers burning to a chaste white moon upon strange pyres of loneliness and drought.
If we are allowed to include dark horses i will nominate ann reeve aldrich thomas chatterton.
In fact there are many poets who combine technical skill formal experimentation and scholarly learning with accessibility and character.
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Many people use the day to share their favourite poems from the canon but here at the new statesman we thought wed share our favourite great modern poemscheck out the list below.
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This is one of those poems that feels good on the tongue both the language and the content visceral and deeply affecting.
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I was irritated that it was seemingly twice as long as the poems given to others and annoyed that it was wasnt modern in the slightest its about.
His poems are a deep exploration of the emerging american self yet they embrace the universal.
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