Literature Quiz / 40 Poems by First Line

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First LinePoemAuthor
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,Robert Frost
I leant upon a coppice gateThomas Hardy
Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,Wilfred Owen
Turning and turning in the widening gyreW.B. Yeats
In Flanders fields the poppies blowJohn McCrae
April is the cruellest month, breedingT.S. Eliot
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,Edgar Allan Poe
Tiger! Tiger! burning brightWilliam Blake
Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness,John Keats
On either side the river lieAlfred, Lord Tennyson
Anger be now your song, immortal one,Homer
Arms and the man I sing, the first who came,Virgil
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruitJohn Milton
Mark but this flea, and mark in this,John Donne
In the middle of the journey of our lifeDante Alighieri
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The day you died I went into the dirt,Sylvia Plath
So much dependsWilliam Carlos Williams
The Dutch had never seen a flowerKatrina Vandenberg
The time you won your town the raceA.E. Housman
First LinePoemAuthor
I imagine this midnight moment's forest:Ted Hughes
He, who navigated with successMargaret Atwood
I've heard there was a secret chordLeonard Cohen
Nobody stuffs the world in at your eyes.Margaret Avison
Dull water spirit--and Protean godHenry David Thoreau
Let us go then, you and I,T.S. Eliot
Whose woods these are I think I know.Robert Frost
I celebrate myself, and sing myself,Walt Whitman
Because I could not stop for Death -Emily Dickinson
Ethereal minstrel! pilgrim of the sky!William Wordsworth
The Frost performs its secret ministry,Samuel Taylor Coleridge
My first thought was, he lied in every word,Robert Browning
You do not do, you do not doSylvia Plath
Pearl, to delight a prince's day,Anonymous
So. The Spear-Danes in days gone byAnonymous
When the siege and assault ceased at Troy, and the cityAnonymous
i thank You God for most this amazinge.e. cummings
The Bishop tells us: 'When the boys come backSiegfried Sassoon
Through sepia air the boarders come and go,P.K. Page
Between my finger and my thumbSeamus Heaney

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