Great Short Poems

December 6, 2020
Great Short Poems

This outstanding anthology of short verse offers poetry loversan impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spanning over400 years of English and American literary history. Although shortin length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), thesepoems are long on beauty, power, imagination, and originality.Included are such memorable compositions as John Donne's "Death BeNot Proud," Shakespeare's "When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men'sEyes," "On His Blindness" by John Milton, William Blake's "TheTyger," Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," Byron's "SheWalks in Beauty," Shelley's "Ozymandias," as well as works byAlfred Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Gerard ManlyHopkins, Amy Lowell, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Edna St.Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Dylan Thomas, Paul LaurenceDunbar, and many others.Attractive and inexpensive, this compilation of carefully chosenverse contains many of the most loved, most anthologized poems inthe English language. Students, teachers, and any lover of greatpoetry will treasure this splendid collection.Includes "The Road Not Taken," "Loveliest of Trees," and"Ozymandias."