Greatest English Language Poetspye
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Overrated to the nth degree--no poet at all
She is the best
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
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. "
My favorite comic poet. His dry delivery when he recites his poems is something else
Overrated; did not deserve the Nobel PrizeV 1 Comment
Chaucer is superb; love the Canterbury Tales
I liked his work-- fun reading about The Round Table exploits
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Top Remixes (4)
2. Walt Whitman
3. William Shakespeare
2. Rudyard Kipling
3. T. S. Eliot
2. John McCrae
3. W. H. Auden
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