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When We Were Very Young (version 2)

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A. A. Milne


This best-selling book of poetry by A. A. Milne was first published in 1924. The poems describe the adventures of Christopher Robin. In it w…

The Rainbow and the Rose (Version 2)

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E. Nesbit


Although Edith Nesbit is best known for her innovative children's books and classic ghost stories, she was at heart a poet. She began writin…

Prairie Poems from the Sunflower State

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Lottie Brown Allen


Poems written by Kansas native Lottie Brown Allen expressing her love of her home state. - Summary by AnnaLisa Bodtker

Flame and Shadow, Version 2

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Sara Teasdale


A collection of poetry by American poet Sara Teasdale. Her lyrical poems of love, nature's beauty, and death were much loved during the ear…

With Trumpet and Drum

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Eugene Field


The book is made up of poems compiled from the “Little Book of Western Verse,” the “Second Book of Verse,” and the files of the “Chicago Dai…

Rivers to the Sea (Version 2)

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Sara Teasdale


Sara Teasdale never disappoints. This lovely book of lyrical poems reminds us of the eternal verities of love, loss and life. - Summary by …

Rosemary and Pansies

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Effie Waller Smith


Effie Waller Smith was recognized as a promising young black poet. Her poems reflect her love of nature, her faith, and her experience as a …

The Harp-Weaver, and Other Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay


Although Edna St. Vincent Millay was gaining recognition for her lyrical poems since 1920, it was winning the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1…

The Janitor's Boy and Other Poems

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Nathalia Crane


Known for her whimsical verse and rhythmic, lilting poems Nathalia Crane was a child prodigy who published her first volume of poetry at the…

Spring Morning

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Frances Cornford


Frances Cornford, the granddaughter of Charles Darwin, wrote several volumes of poetry. In this volume is one of her best known poems, the …

The Seventeenth Chapter

In Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch

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Wilhelm Meinhold


Wilhelm Meinhold, a Pomeranian priest working on the Island of Usedom, relates the story of Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch. The author ass…

GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON

In The Book of American Negro Poetry

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James Weldon Johnson and Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.


The Book of American Negro Poetry is one of the earliest and most essential anthologies of African-American verse ever brought to print. Edi…

Heartsease

In From Queen's Gardens

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Christina Rossetti


This is the fourth part of a collection of poetry written by English female poets. This part of From Queen's Gardens is a collection of 47 p…

Woman of the Mist

In The Houses of Sin

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Vincent O'Sullivan


This is a volume of poetry by notable American horror story author Vincent O'Sullivan. These poems are as dark as most of his other writings…

The Business of Madame Jahn

In A Book of Bargains

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Vincent O'Sullivan


This is a volume of short horror stories by American-born short story writer, poet and critic Vincent O'Sullivan. Sometimes considered the l…