One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
By Roy J. Cook (Compiled by)
This treasury of beloved poems collects all your favorite poets in one book. Whether you’re looking for a love poem or something to mend a broken heart, perhaps you’re feeling patriotic or struggling to understand the nature of man, the timeless words of Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti are at your fingertips.
From the Romantic poets like Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats to the Transcendentalists like Ralph Waldo Emerson, this comprehensive collection contains examples of the many periods of writing from England to Scotland and on to the United States.
Included are such favorites as:
Walt Whitman’s O Captain! My Captain!
Eugene Field’s Little Boy Blue
Percy Bysshe Shelley’s To a Skylark
Joyce Kilmer’s Trees
Robert Burns’ Letter to a Young Friend
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride
Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven
Three indices let you find your favorite poems by title, author, and first line.