Literature Quiz / Which Poet Wrote It? (A-Z)

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Can you name the poet in alphabetical order by the lines from their poems?

Quiz Updated Jul 30, 2017

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Letter/QuotePoetOriginal Language
A: The caged bird sings / with a fearful trillEnglish
B: Whoever lives true life, will love true love.English
C: The guilty think all talk is of themselves.Middle English
D: The pedigree of honey / Does not concern the beeEnglish
E: In the room the women come and go / Talking of Michelangelo.English
F: I have been one acquainted with the night.English
G: I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madnessEnglish
H: A friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a brother.Ancient Greek
I: Far in the North a great oak-tree soaredDanish
J: Crown of her, young Vancouver; crest of her, old QuebecEnglish
K: Beauty is truth, truth beautyEnglish
L: The lotus blooms so charmingly that it seems to whisperChinese
M: Better to reign in Hell than serve in HeavenEnglish
Letter/QuotePoetOriginal Language
N: You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.Spanish
O: Of bodies chang’d to various forms, I singLatin
P: Daddy, daddy, you bastard, I’m through.English
Q: You have blown out beauty / with a breathItalian
R: The wound is the place where the Light enters you.Persian
S: Love is not love / which alters when it alteration findsEnglish
T: “I am half sick of shadows,” said / The Lady of ShalottEnglish
U: My heart is / the most tormented country of allItalian
V: If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hellLatin
W: every atom belonging to me as good as belongs to you.English
X: The search for religion is the starting point of thought.Mandarin
Y: Turning and turning in the widening gyre / The falcon cannot hear the falconerEnglish
Z: I come from a musical place / Where they shoot me for my songEnglish

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