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The Colossus/Ariel/The Bell Jar (novel)/(1983 Pulitzer)/committed suicide in 1963
The Chicago Defender/A Street in Bronzeville/Annie Allen (1950 Pulitzer)/1st African American to win a Pulitzer in Poetry
Pre-Zionist Jewish-American who argued for Jewish homeland/The New Colossus (on Statue of Liberty)/Epochs/Songs of a Semite
Ode on a Grecian Urn/Ode to a Nightingale/Ode on Melancholy/Endymion/To Autumn/The Eve of St. Agnes
Dulce et Decorum Est/Anthem for Doomed Youth/Insensibility/Futility/Strange Meeting
16th Century Italian Poet/ Jerusalem Delivered/ Died shortly before being crowned King of Poets
The Rape of the Lock/Dunciad/An Essay on Criticism/An Essay on Man
Georgics/The Eclogues(Bucolics)/Aeneid
In Memoriam/Ulysses/Crossing the Bar/The Lady of Shalott/Idylls of the King/The Charge of the Light Brigade
Light Shining Out of the Darkness/ The Task/ Translations of the Illiad and Odyssey
Ancient Greek female poet from the island of Lesbos/The rose/Ode to Aphrodite/Summer/The Garden of the Nymphs/Ode to Anactoria/Aphrodite's Doves/called tenth muse by Plato
The Waking/1954 Pulitzer for Poetry
Orlando Furioso
3rd best-selling poet of all time (behind Shakespeare and Laozi)/love letters to Mary Haskell/The Prophet/Secrets of the Heart/Mirrors of the Soul/Jesus, the Son of Man
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
John Brown's Body (Civil War epic) won1929 Pulitzer/Western Star (1944 Pulitzer)
The Marshes of Glynn/Revenge of Hamish/Song of the Chattahoochee/Sunrise/Corn
friend of Chaucer/Cinkante Ballades/Mirour de l'Omme/Vox Clamantis/Confessio Amantis (30,000 lines!)
Howl/Kaddish and Other Poems/Reality Sandwiches/A Supermarket in California
Tamerlane/Lenore/El Dorado/The Raven/Annabel Lee
Metamorphoses/The Art of Love/Songs of Sadness/Letter from the Black Sea
Spoon River Anthology
WW1 poet/The Old Huntsman/Counter-Attack/The Path to Peace/3 volume autobiography Sherston Trilogy
Absalom and Achitophel/Marriage a la Mode/MacFlecknoe/The Conquest of Granada/Astaea Redux/A song for St. Cecilia's Day
City without Walls/Age of Anxiety (1948 Pulitzer)/Homage to Clio/The Shield of Achilles
The Windhover/Pied Beauty/The Wreck of the Deutchland
Ossian Cycle (author claimed to translate the work of Ossian - much disputed)
Epitaph on the World/I Knew a Man by Sight/Walden (book)/Civil Disobedience (essay)
Spring and All/The Desert Music and Other Poems/Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems (1963 Pulitzer)/Patterson/The Red Wheelbarrow
To the University of Cambridge in New England/On the Death of Rev. Dr. Sewall/To the King’s Most Excellent Majesty/To His Excellency General Washington
For the Union Dead/Lord Weary's Castle/The Dolphin/Pulitzers in 1947 & 1974
Love Among the Ruins
The Angel/The Demon/Testament/Hero of Our Time (novel)
Tulips and Chimneys/anyone lived in a pretty how town
Old Ironsides/The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table/The Chambered Nautilus
1948 Nobel Prize for Literature/The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock/The Hollow Men/Ash Wednesday/Four Quartets/Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats/Wasteland
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat/Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes/Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (contains 'far from the madding crowd')
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Little Orphan Annie/When the Frost Is on the Pumpkin
Human Chain/District and Circle/Door into the Dark/Death of a Naturalist/1995 Nobel Prize for Literature
Identified as Rival Poet in Shakespeares sonnets/translated Iliad, Odyssey, & Batrachomyomachia/De Guiana/Carmen Epicum/Tears of Peace/continuation of Marlowe's Hero and Leander
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America/To My Dear and Loving Husband/Upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666/Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning
Welsh poet/The Map of Love/Deaths and Entrances/In Country Sleep/Do not Go Gentle into that Good Night (villanelle)
Astrophel and Stella/The Defence of Poesy/The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
A Light in the Attic/Where the Sidewalk Ends
Desolation/Tenderness/Destruction/Sonnets of Death/1945 Nobel Prize in Literature
After Apple-Picking/Home Burial/Nothing Gold Can Stay/The Road not Taken/Won 4 Pulitzers for Poetry
French group included Leconte de Lisle, Sully Prudhomme, Paul Verlain, Stephane Mallarme, & Jose Maria de Heredia
The Wrecks/Les Paradis artificiels: opium et haschisch/Au lecteur (preface for the next poem)/Les Fleurs du Mal
Poets who wrote gloomy works on mortality/included Samuel Cowper, Thomas Gray, Oliver Goldsmith, Edward Young
If/Mandalay/Kim/The White Man's Burden
The Faerie Queen/Complaints/Astrophel/Shepheardes Calendar
The Canterbury Tales/Troilus and Criseyde/The Book of the Duchess/House of Fame/Legend of Good Women
'Fathers of the English Sonnet' (hint: name both)
Once/Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems/Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth/Hard Times Require Furious Dancing
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes/I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings/Gather Together in My Name
1942 Pulitzer in Poetry/Riptide/The Dust Which is God/Merchants from Cathay/Starry Harness/Stairway of Surprise
Sonnets from the Portuguese/Aurora Leigh/'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'
Ozymandias/Ode to the West Wind/Prometheus Unbound/Adonais (written as elegy for Keats)
The Tower/The Winding Stair/Easter, 1916/helped found Abbey Theatre in Ireland/1923 Nobel Prize in Literature
Poet Laureate of the Confederacy/A Vision of Poesy/Ethnogenesis/A Cry to Arms/Carolina/Katie
Piers Plowman
The Wreck of the Hesperus/The Song of Hiawatha/Paul Revere's Ride/Evangeline/The Courtship of Miles Standish/was one of the 'Fireside Poets'
Work/InfoPoet
Gitanjali/Gora/The King of the Dark Chamber/Red Oleanders/The Genius of Valmiki/The Home and the World/1913 Nobel Prize in Literature
The Anarchiad
17th Century Japanese master of the Haiku/Narrow Road to the Deep North (travel diary)
Goblin Market
The Rape of Lucrece/Venus and Adonis
Oak and Ivy/Majors and Minors/Lyrics and Lowly Life/In Old Plantation Days/We Wear the Mask/
The British Prison-Ship/A Poem on the Rising Glory of America/The American Village/The Wild Honeysuckle/The Indian Burying Ground/was 'Poet of the American Revolution'
was favorite teacher of Henry VIII/Colin Clout/Speke, Parrot/The Bowge of Court/Phyllyp Sparowe
The Ballad of the Army Cart
was a Cavalier poet/To Lucasta Going to the Wars/To Althea, From Prison
I Dwell in Possibility/A Bird Came Down the Walk/Success/I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died
Norman poet from 1100's/Roman de Brut (based on Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain)/Roman de Rou (about William the Conqueror and Norman invasion of England)
Lovliest of Trees/A Shropshire Lad/To an Athlete Dying Young
Divine Comedy (Inferno)/La Vita Nuova/De Monarchia/Il Convivio
To a Waterfowl/Thanatopsis/The Ages
Ripostes/Cantos/Hugh Selwyn Mauberley/arrested for treason by American forces in Italy in 1945
countercultural San Francisco poet of the 60's/Please Plant This Book/Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt/The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster
Leaves of Grass/I Sing the Body Electric/O Captain! My Captain!/When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
Boris Gudonov/Eugene Onegin
member of Pleiade/Defense and Illustration of the French Language (manifesto of Pleiade)/Antiquités de Rome/Contre les envieux fioles (to Ronsard)/Olive (modeled after Petrarch)
wrote about a woman named 'Lesbia'/poems collected in 116 carmina
member of Pleiade/praised St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in sonnet/elaborated system for regulating French verse by quantity (vers mesurés)/founded Académie de music et poesie
Evening Meditation on the God's Grandeur/Ode on the Taking of Khotin from the Turks/discoverer of atmosphere of Venus
oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry (305 works from 11th -7th Cent BC)/one of the 5 classics said to be compiled by Confucius
chief of Pleiade and known as Prince of Poets/Les Amours, Hymnes/Discourse on the Miseries of These Times/Sonnets for Helene/The Final Verses
was a Cavalier poet/Ballade upon a Wedding/I Prithee Send Back My Heart/Song ('Why so pale and wan, fond lover?')/invented card game Cribbage
was a Cavalier poet/To the Virgins to Make Much of Time
Afton Water/Corn Rigs an' Barley Rigs/Auld Lang Syne/To a Mouse/To a Louse/Tam o'Shanter
Paradise Lost/Paradise Regained/Lycidas/Areopagitica (tract against censorship)
known as the 'Bard of the Yukon'/The Cremation of Sam McGee/The Shooting of Dan McGrew/Songs of a Sourdough (collection)
The Weary Blues/The Negro Speaks of Rivers/I, Too, Sing America/Freedom's Plow
Lake Poet/contemporary of Coleridge & Wordsworth/After Blenheim/Thalaba the Destroyer/Madoc/The Curse of Kehama/Roderick the Last of the Goths/The Inchcape Rock
worked with Milton as Latin secretary to Cromwell/The Garden/Upon Appleton House/The Mower's Song/An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland/To His Coy Mistress
epic poems: Henriade/The Maid of Orleans
'The Lucy Poems'/The Prelude/Ode to Duty/To the Cuckoo/Lucy Gray/She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways/Daffodils/Elegaic Stanzas/The Solitary Reaper
Visions of the Daughters of Albion/Songs of Innocence/London/Tyger
Elegist of Ancient Sparta, lauded for patriotism
Chicago/Rootagaba Stories (children's book)/Cornhuskers (1919 Pulitzer)/also 1951 Pulitzer
Brit who popularized the limerick/Book of Nonsense/Scroobius Pip (unfinished at death: finished by Ogden Nash)
Promises (1958 Pulitzer)/Now and Then (1979 Pulitzer)
Jamaican-American seminal figure of Harlem Renaissance/Harlem Shadows poetry collection/Home to Harlem/Banjo/Banana Bottom
Shakespeare of India/Sanskrit Poet/ The Recognition of Sakuntala
The Martyr (on the death of Lincoln)/Clarel: A Poem and Pilgramage in the Holy Land/John Marr and Other Sailors/Timoleon
________'s Hymn
Concord Hymn/The Rhodora/Brahma/Uriel/The Snow-Storm/Nature
Requiem/Poem without a Hero
God's World/On Hearing a Symphony of Beethoven/A Few Figs from Thistles/Ode to Silence/Ballad of the Harp-Weaver (1923 Pulitzer)
A Song of Despair/20 Love Poems/Cantos Generale/una cancion desesperada/
Holy Sonnets/The Flea/Good Morrow/A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning/Devotions upon Emergent Occasions (prose)
Odes/Epodes/Ars Poetica/Satires/Carmen Saeculare/'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori'
Christabel/The Eolian Harp/Frost at Midnight/Dejection: An Ode/The Rime of the Ancient Mariner/Kubla Khan/8 'Conversation Poems'
Huswifery/Preparatory Meditations/Poetical Works
minister who lived during Warring States(Zhou) period & Dragon Boat Festival commemorates his death/Chu Ci (The Songs of the South or Songs of Chu)/Li Sao (one of the Chu Ci poems)
In Flander's Fields/'We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved'/'poppies'
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
was a Fireside poet, Quaker, & abolitionist/Snowbound/The Brewing of Soma
Sonnets to Laura/Il Canzoniere/Letters to the Ancient Dead
Waking from Drunkenness on a Spring Day/The Hard Road to Shu/Quiet Night Thought/Three Hundred Tang Poems
The Great Enigma/2011 Nobel Prize in Literature
Patterns/Wind and Silver/What's O'Clock (1926 Pulitzer)/imagist poet awarded Pulitzer posthumously
group of 16th Century French Renaissance poets including Ronsard, du Bellay, & de Baif/named for Alexandrian group of poets from 3rd Century BC
Don Juan/She Walks in Beauty/So We'll Go No More A-Roving/fought against the Ottomans in the Greek war for independence

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