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10 of the Best Poems about Roads

The best road poems

Roads often feature in poetry, as symbols for our lives (the ‘journey’ we are travelling on, whether on our way to something, or heading away from it), or as markers of mankind’s interaction with nature. 648 more words

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10 of the Best Poems about Flowers

The best flower poems

Flowers are a perennial theme of poetry. Indeed, the word for a book of poems, ‘anthology’, even comes from the Greek for ‘flower’. 734 more words

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The Best Poems about Oxford

Eight classic poems about the city of Oxford

Oxford has been home to a number of poets, and has educated far more. Some of them have seen fit to celebrate the city of Oxford in their poetry – below are eight of the finest Oxford poems in all of English literature. 600 more words

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10 of the Best Poems about Fruit

The finest fruity poems

Many poets have written lyrically about fruit over the years, whether it’s apples, cherries, oranges, or figs. Here are ten of the very finest poems about fruit in all of English literature. 704 more words

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10 of the Best Poems about Horses

Classic poems about horses

What are the best poems ever written about horses? Below are our ten suggestions, following previous posts in which we’ve picked some… 749 more words

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10 of the Best Wallace Stevens Poems Everyone Should Read

The best poems by Wallace Stevens

The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry when it was published in 1955. Stevens’s poetry continues to be popular, but where should the relative novice, the reader yet to discover the joys of this great twentieth-century modernist poet, begin? 785 more words

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10 of the Best Poems about Happiness

The best happy poems

Previously we’ve offered ten of the most powerful poems about depression. Now, to complement that post, here are ten of the very best poems about being happy. 706 more words

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