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Overrated to the nth degree--no poet at all
She is the best
The greatest in English and classic Arabic Lebanese
After independence she became the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. She was the first woman governor in India.
I don't think John Massey wrote the Gawain Poem? Nobody knows. But it's an amazing poem all the same
Walcott is listed as the greatest living poet
An American classicist... very unusual, and unusually talented. He has a lovely grasp of rhythm too.
Underrated but really has a great way of looking at things and a surprising and novel way of expressing it and her reputation will hopefully rise
Any one reads Psalm Of Life"Life of great men all remind us we can make ourlife sublme and departing leave behind us footprints on the and of time
Surely, one of great American poets of the twentieth century.V 1 Comment
Gotta be given some kudos for being the first... Guess he never realized what things would lead to
Represents the quintessence of England.V 1 Comment
An inspiration and not just in terms of his verse... Who knows what he might have done had he not died so young.
"How violently rumours do blow the sails of popular judgments, and
How few there be that can discern between truth and truth-likeness,
Between shows and substance. "
Good stories -- some good poetry
My favorite comic poet. His dry delivery when he recites his poems is something else
Overrated; did not deserve the Nobel Prize
"Darkness at the break of noon
Shadows even the silver spoon
The handmade blade, the child’s balloon
Eclipses both the sun and moon
To understand you know too soon
There is no sense in trying"
Chaucer is superb; love the Canterbury Tales
I liked his work-- fun reading about The Round Table exploits
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2. Walt Whitman
3. William Shakespeare
2. Rudyard Kipling
3. T. S. Eliot
2. John McCrae
3. W. H. Auden
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