I Wtk Who Your Favorite Poet Is

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    Who's Poetry Moves You?

              I am moved by the simplest poetry and verses, yet which have so much meaning attached to them.   For me it is Mark Twain.    He had a way of inflecting so much passion and knowledge into his words...
    enjoythebeach enjoythebeach
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    The Dark Romantic Himself

    That's right, I'm a Poe girl. I just love his poems, and I can get into them. I can paint images of his words in my mind. I have always loved The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Black Cat, Eldorado, and so much more. His poems are amazing and my friends and I love him.  ...
    MusicalLover MusicalLover
    16-17, F
    Oct 26, 2009

    Plath

    I know it is very cliche, but I love Sylvia Plath. Her writing is what got me interested in poetry in the first place. It is very readable to the casual eye, but it has a ton of hidden meaning just waiting for a more observant reader to search it out. I love to find that kind of...
    ThistleWeed ThistleWeed
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2009

    A Touch of Frost

      Robert Frost is elegant in his direct simplicity.  With a minimalist style evocative of the rural New England land scape, Frost was a masterful story teller, a riveting painter of images. Frost was fearless. He addressed life, death, and the loneliness that befalls...
    Koiponder Koiponder
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2009

    Discovery

    Julia Butterfly Hill. She's an activist--she once lived in a tree for weeks. I found her work posted in the American Visionary Art Museum. It was love at first sight. Her poems just wrapped me up and drew me in. A year later, I discovered Sylvia Plath. I don't remember what...
    golddust2009 golddust2009
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2009

    Edgar Guest

    His work may be a "down-home" type with his country and family-oriented themes but he was right on the money as far as what matters most.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 31, 2009

    Linton Kwesi Johnson

    and I have plenty to say about him,but I'm a bit rushed right now...TBC...
    dubkebab dubkebab
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Oct 27, 2009
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    26-30
    2 Responses May 25, 2015
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