Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Auntie's Favourite Poets *

* footnote to the item Auntie's Favourite Poems found immediately below

The following poets have 3 or more poems in the nation's favourite poems anthology and are therefore representative of the nation's poetic psyche. We, by this means, may judge for ourselves the poetic state of the nation; the nation as defined in the posting under this one.

Rupert Brooke
The Great Lover
The Old Vicarage, Grantchester
The Soldier

T. S. Eliot
Macavity: The Mystery Cat
Journey Of The Magi
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock
La Figlia Che Piange

Thomas Hardy
The Darkling Thrush
The Ruined Maid

Gerard Manley Hopkins
God's Grandeur
Pied Beauty
The Windhover

Rudyard Kipling
The Glory Of The Garden
The Way Through The Woods

Philip Larkin
An Arundel Tomb
The Whitsun Weddings
This Be The Verse

Louis MacNeice
Prayer Before Birth
The Sunlight On The Garden

Wilfred Owen
Anthem For Doomed Youth
Dulce Et Decorum Est

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Lady Of Shalott
The Charge Of The Light Brigade

William Wordsworth
Upon Westminster Bridge
The Prelude
The Daffodils

William Butler Yeats
He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven
The Lake Isle Of Innisfree
The Song Of Wandering Aengus
When You Are Old

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