Persian poet. It is from a book called The Gulistan of Saadi ("gulistan" is rose garden), a collection of stories and poems . My father was a difficult man whose soft side was never apparent. When I was quite young, I heard him utter this poem
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Published in 1924 by a then-unknown 19-year-old Chilean, these stunning poems move seamlessly between exquisite expressions of intimacy and almost unbearable suffering.
She wrote almost 1,800 poems , but few were published in her lifetime. She rarely left her room, much less her father's house; locals regarded her as an eccentric. Yet Dickinson's verse grappled with big issues - love and death and solitude - and her passi
Once out of print, Bishop's love poems ("Insomnia," "The Shampoo") were originally intended for women, but they now seem universal, and her famed villanelle "One Art" is among the greatest poems on loss ever written.
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At once direct and mysterious, Ryan's brief poems are gnomic delights: "Intention doesn't sweeten. / It should be picked young / and eaten."
Fatally struck by a dune buggy on Fire Island at age 40, this iconic New York poet was exuberant and magnanimous, and never took himself too seriously: "And here I am, the / center of all beauty! / writing these poems ! / Imagine!"
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