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Awarded the Mark Twain Silver Medal in 1936, the Poetry Society of America medal in 1941, the Academy of American Poets Fellowship in 1942, and the Shelly Memorial Award in 1944
'The Indian Burying Ground,' 'Noble Savage,' 'The Wild Honey Suckle,' 'The House of Night'
'Annabel Lee,' 'To Helen,' 'The Raven'
'Fire and Ice,' 'Out, Out -,' ' Acquainted with the Night'
His collection 'Leaves of Grass' was published and republished several times with each republish having more poems
Led the transcendentalist movement of 19th century
Her style consisted of short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation
'To the King's Most Excellent Majesty,' 'An Address to the Atheist,' and 'An Address to the Deist,'
'Song of Myself,' 'Beat! Beat! Drums!', 'O Captain! My Captain!'
'Old Posseums Book of Practical Cats'
Has earned the title 'poet of the Revolution' and 'Father of American Literature'.
He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets
'Corn,' 'The Symphony,' 'Centennial Meditation,' 'The Song of the Chattahoochee,' 'The Marshes of Glynn,' and 'Sunrise'
'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,' 'The Wasteland,' 'Gerontion,' 'The Hollow Men,' 'Ash Wednesday'
'Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral ' brought fame to this first African-American Poet
Every year on his birthday for 60 years after his death, a 'toaster' left a glass of cognac and three roses at his grave
A Fireside Poet, wrote 'Old Ironsides' and 'The Last Leaf'
Collection 'Voices of the Night' and 'Ballads and Other Poems' which included 'The Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus'
'The Book of American Negro Poetry;' use of Negro Dialect set his poems apart from other African American poets
wrote a number of poems, using the 'cracker' and 'negro' dialects of his day, about poor white and black farmers in the Reconstruction South
Though born in America, moved to England at age 25 and became naturalized at age 39
His poem 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' was featured in the novel 'The Outsiders'
'Snow-Bound,' 'Dear Lord and Father of Mankind,' 'Voices of Freedom'
'Spoon River Anthology' is the most popular of his 21 collections of poetry
'After Apple Picking,' 'The Road Not Taken,' 'Mending Wall,' 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening'
vaudeville song 'Who Dat Say Chicken in Dis Crowd'
Collected Poetry 'April Twilights,' better known for novels 'O' Pioneers' and 'My Antonia'
Known as the 'Woman in White'

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