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Poet

Title

Comments

 

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000)

 

Time to Collect Evidence

My Mother Once Told Me

 

 

Very emotional poet

Brecht, Berholt  (1898-1956)

Contemplating Hell  

The Mask of Evil

 

Satirical & fun

Buson,  (1716-1783)

Three Haiku

 

Beautifully Worded

-C.P. Cavafy (1863-1933)

Very Seldom

 

Topic: Old Age

Desnos, Robert  (1900-1945)

I've Dreamed of You

 

A beautiful rant

Dickinson, E.

 

 

 

Fujiwara no Yasusue (c. 1180)

Nothing Whatsoever

 

Romantic

Gorges, Sir Arthur  (?-1625)

Her Face, Her Tongue, Her Wit

 

 Clever for its time

Harrison, Jeffrey

Our Other Sister

 

Insightful

Paavo Haavikko (b. 1931)

Praise of the Tyrant

 

Satirical & sad

Anthony Hecht (b. 1923)

The End of the Weekend

 

Descriptive, sexy, strange

Lawrence, D.H. (1885-1930)

Baby Running Barefoot

 

Uplifting & tender

Milosz, Czeslaw  (b. 1911)

Late Ripeness

 

Eloquent Look at Age

Nilsson, Heidi

 

Our poetess cousin!

 

Robinson,  Edwin (1869-1935)

Firelight

 

Topic: Old Love

Edmund Spencer (1552-1599)

Sonnet 54

 

Topic: Unreturned love

Ki no Tsurayuki

 

 

Beautiful & romantic

Milay, Edna St. Vincent

 

 

Always stirring sonnets

Martialis , M.V. (40-104)

You Sold a Slave Yesterday

 

Amazing for its time

Sakai no Hitizane ( c. 900a.d.)

 

 

A lovely poetic form

Shakespeare, Billy

 

 

Everybody's favorite

Shelley, Percy ByssheLove's PhilosophyLove

Shunzeis Daughter (1170-1241)

Burning in Secret

 

Topic: Unrequited love

Szymborska, Wislawa  (b. 1923)

A Terrorist is Watching

 

Intriguing piece

Wilcox, Ella W.  (1850-1919)

I Love You

 

Passionate & sexy

Winch, Terrence

Absolute Beauties

Topic: Men vs. Women